Railroad News

Tennessee Man Hit, Killed By Train

(Maryville, Tennessee – March 15, 2011)

A 52-year-old resident of this east Tennessee community was killed Monday after he was struck by a CSX train as he walked along the railroad tracks near Mary Blount Elementary School on South Old Glory Road, close to the intersection of Mt. Tabor Road and Old Mount Tabor. Steven Ray Baker was clipped by the train as he stepped off the tracks about 2:00 A.M. and was transported to the University of Tennessee Medical Center in Knoxville, where he later died.