Death Count Now at Two Following Train Derailment

Published: Oct. 6, 2018 at 8:58 PM CDT
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There are now two total fatalities following the collision of two trains 18 miles west of Cheyenne.

The missing crew member for Union Pacific was found last night, raising the death count from one to two. Engineer Jason Martinez, who was with UP for twelve years, and Conductor Benjamin Brozovich, who was with UP for twenty years were both on the moving train when it collided with the stationary train.

The crew members from the stationary train were not injured, but they were taken to the hospital for a mandatory drug screening after the incident occurred.

The National Transportation Safety Board is working with different agencies to determine what led to the collision. This may take up to five days.