1 person killed, 1 hurt in rail yard explosion in Omaha

April 15, 2015 2:42 AM

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Omaha authorities say one person is dead and another remains trapped inside a railroad tank car after a reported explosion Tuesday.

GE Capital Rail Services said the incident happened at its repair shop, which is near a BNSF rail yard. A spokesperson said the two men were not GE employees, but worked at Nebraska Railcar Cleaning Services, operated by GE.

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