NS contractor dies in North Carolina rail yard

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SPENCER, N.C. — A 65-year-old North Carolina man was killed in a Norfolk Southern rail yard on Dec. 15 after a load of pressed particle board fell on top of him.

The victim was identified as Kenneth Martin Eder of Carthage who was working in the Spencer rail yard as a contractor, WBTV News reports. The man was standing on or near a freight car when the incident happened. It’s unclear how the particle board fell on the man.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene.

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