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GO-953 Member killed While Switching

Feb 7, 2017
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It is with a sense of deep regret and mourning with which we report member John P. Schneider, 54, of Spokane Valley, Washington, was hit and killed by a Union Pacific train around 5 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 31. The accident occurred near the Wallula train yard in Walla Walla County, Wash.

Brother Schneider had been a member of Local 1505 in Spokane, Wash., since 2004. SMART TD extends their condolences to the Schneider family, friends and members of Local 1505.

The Local has created a gofundme account for the family in the fallen Brother's name. All donations are deeply appreciated.