Loving, NM – Cody B Vernon Killed in Industrial Accident in Railroad Tank Car

Loving, NM – Cody Vernon Killed in Industrial Accident in Railroad Tank Car

Loving, NM (May 15, 2020) – A contractor was killed in an industrial accident on Tuesday, May 12th. According to authorities, Cody Vernon, 49, of Marshall, Texas, was found deceased at around 9:00 a.m. inside a railroad tank car where he was working.

Vernon was reported to have been performing an inspection on a railroad tank car at the Marathon Rio Hub Rail Terminal in Loving when he was involved in an unspecified accident. A second contractor called emergency personnel and Vernon was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Authorities in Eddy County, as well as the Occupational Health and Safety Bureau of the New Mexico Environment Department, are in charge of the investigation into this incident.

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of Cody Vernon at this time.

Fatal Workplace Accidents in New Mexico

Loving, NM – Cody B Vernon Killed in Industrial Accident in Railroad Tank Car

In 2016, there were 41 workplace fatalities officially reported by authorities. Many jobs such as construction and oil drilling involve heavy equipment and dangerous materials that make fatal workplace accidents in New Mexico a usual occurrence.

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