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Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Central States News: One Missing When Railroad Bridge Collapses into Floodwaters Near Norfolk NE


T
hree employees of the Nebraska Central Railroad Co. were inspecting a bridge Tuesday when the bridge suddenly collapsed- sending the 3 men into the raging floodwaters of the Elkhorn river at Norfolk.



Two of the men managed to get out of the swollen river- but the 3rd man went missing and remains so today- according to the story in The GRAND ISLAND (NE) INDEPENDENT.


The Elkhorn crested "2 inches below" the flood-control levees in Norfolk- and the river is slowly receeding.


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1 comment:

Anonymous said...

NCRR should take care of these familys. Mitch is still dealing with this tragity. get it taken care of!