ATLANTA, March 7, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE: NSC) stated that Louis Shuster, a Norfolk Southern conductor, was fatally injured early Tuesday morning at the Cleveland-Cliffs Cleveland Works property in Cleveland, Ohio. At this time, officials are reporting that the conductor was struck by a dump truck as a Norfolk Southern train was moving through a crossing at the facility.

Norfolk Southern has been in touch with the conductor’s family and will do all it can to support them and his colleagues. We are grieving the loss of a colleague today. Our hearts go out to his loved ones during this extremely difficult time.

The company is working with the Cleveland Police Department and Cleveland-Cliffs representatives to confirm the details and learn everything possible about the incident. Further, the company has been in contact with Ohio Governor Mike DeWine, SMART-TD union leadership, and Cleveland-Cliffs leadership.

More information will be released in coordination with law enforcement as it becomes available.

It is the third major incident with Norfolk Southern trains in Ohio in the last month. The incidents have taken p0lace in three different areas of Ohio, east, west and now North.