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Surveyor killed by train in Dade County

A land surveyor was struck by a train and killed near Wildwood, Ga., on Tuesday, April 1.

Wednesday, April 2, 2008
By: Staff Reports
A land surveyor was struck by a train and killed near Wildwood, Ga., on Tuesday, according to the Dade County Sheriff’s Office.
Robert Taylor, 42, of Chattanooga, was identified as the victim of the accident.
A Dade County sheriff’s deputy said the victim was an employee of Earthworx surveying in Chattanooga.
Another media source printed the following:
Chattanooga Man Identified as Victim of Fatal Train Accident

Submitted by WDEF News 12 on April 2, 2008 - 11:36am. News

Dade County authorities identify the man struck by a train Tuesday afternoon as Robert Taylor, 42, of Chattanooga.

A CSX train hit Taylor while he was doing some surveying work for Earth Worx near the Wildwood Lifestyle Center in North Dade County.  Investigators believe Taylor misjudged which track the train was travelling on.

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