(WJW) – A Norfolk Southern employee died after a train collided with a dump truck in Cleveland.
The crash occurred early Tuesday morning near a railroad track passing on property owned by the Cleveland Cliffs Cleveland Works.
The employee’s death was confirmed to FOX 8 by a spokesperson for Cleveland Cliffs Inc.
Other details were not immediately available.
Norfolk Southern has come under fire after one of its trains derailed in East Palestine on February 3, causing a massive fire. Twenty vehicles were listed as carrying dangerous goods and approximately 50 vehicles were affected.
Since then, FOX 8 has learned that five Norfolk Southern railroad derailments within the Ohio state boundary in recent months have raised concerns in communities across the state.
This latest crash comes just one day after Norfolk Southern announced plans to immediately enhance its safety features. You can read his six-point plan for the company here.
For more on this developing story, watch FOX 8.
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