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Rail worker killed in bulldozer accident

Posted October 8, 2008
Updated October 9, 2008

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— A bulldozer flipped over Wednesday afternoon, killing a CSX railroad worker.

It happened at about 5:30 p.m. along Raleigh Road and Highway 301, near Benson.

Authorities say Christopher Smith was doing repairs when he was killed.

Smith had worked for CSX for over five years.


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  • boatinggrl1980 Oct 10, 2008

    God Bless him and his family. He was a very sweet man and a newlywed. My thoughts and prayers are with his family and wife.

  • NCTeacher4327 Oct 10, 2008

    May God bless his family.

  • BigBrokeBill Oct 9, 2008

    Was he the operator of the dozer?

  • enoughsenough Oct 9, 2008