UPDATE: Conductor Identified in Fatal Train Accident

By: staff Email
By: staff Email

Fallon, NV - KOLO 8 News Now has confirmed that Laurette Lee was one of the victims in Friday's deadly train accident.

Amtrak says that Lee was a conductor and a long-time employee. She began working with the company in 1988.

Lee worked out of Amtrak's Reno crew base.

Nevada Highway Patrol says the driver of that truck was a 43 year-old man from Winnemucca who worked for John Davis Trucking of Battle Mountain but they have still not released his name.

The National Transportation Safety Board is scheduled to hold a news conference on Sunday at 5 p.m., KOLO 8 News Now will have a crew there.


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