Star-crossed locomotive overturns in Pococí

The small locomotive that killed a man Tuesday night in Matina derailed when a bridge gave way Wednesday in Jiménez de Pococí. A train crewman lost a leg in the Wednesday mishap.

The diesel locomotive overturned when the bridge gave way. It was hauling flatcars with steel for a local plant. Many of the cars overturned, too.

The night before an unidentified man died when he was hit by the locomotive about 10 p.m. The Judicial Investigating Organization said it appeared that the man was sleeping on the rails.

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