Man dies at Clovis rail yard

CNJ STAFF

A 26-year-old employee of Burlington Northern & Santa Fe Railway died Thursday at the rail yard in Clovis.

The victim was identified as Glen York of Clovis.

Clovis Police Lt. Ron Hutchison said the employee was killed by a train that derailed in the train yard. Hutchison said the train rolled off the tracks, but did not roll over.

The incident happened about 4:45 p.m.

The Clovis News Journal is working on a more complete report for Sunday’s paper.