Clovis railroad worker killed in train accident - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

2/28/09

Clovis railroad worker killed in train accident

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LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) - A Clovis railroad worker died early Saturday morning in a train accident. 56-year-old Gregory Blevins died around 4:30 a.m. in Yeso, New Mexico. Yeso is located about 180 miles west of Lubbock.

Authorities say a railroad car backed over Blevins after he fell. Blevins worked for Burlington-Northern Santa-Fe for 20-years.

Investigators say he was moving cars off the main track onto a side rail when he fell. The New Mexico State Police spokesman says no one knows what caused Blevins to fall.

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