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Local Union Pacific Employee Dies On Tracks

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A 52-year-old locomotive engineer from Lincoln suffered a cardiac arrest March 5 at Union Pacific’s Roseville yard, and died.

According to a report from the Governor’s Office of Emergency Services, the incident occurred just after 6pm while a train was stationary on the tracks. Union Pacific and the Placer County Sheriff’s Office confirmed the man’s name was 52-year-old Peter Poching.

Poching had worked for Union Pacific for more than a decade.

One Response to Local Union Pacific Employee Dies On Tracks

  1. Kevin Benford Reply

    March 18, 2018 at 11:51 am

    Upsetting to read

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