NTSB says unsecured cars led to death of member

November 20, 2013

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MASON CITY, Iowa – The National Transportation Safety Board says unsecured railroad cars are the probable cause of the death of a Union Pacific railroad worker in Mason City in 2012.

Georgiy Solovlyov, 36, of Stanhope, a switchman, was found on the tracks in the area of 13th St. and North Quincy Ave. at about 2:30 a.m. July 31, 2012.

Read the complete story at the Mason City Globe Gazette.

Soloviyovs was a member of Local 867 at Des Moines, Iowa. View this link for additional information.