HOMEWOOD--(ENEWSPF)--August 10, 2015. Ryan D. Edwards, 27, of Schererville, Ind. was fatally injured July 25 while performing switching operations at Canadian National Markham Yard in Homewood, Ill. Edwards (Local 1299 of Schererville, Ind.) hired out in August of 2011.
Throughout his carer with the railroad, Edwards worked as an intermodal operator at BNSF and as a freight train conductor at both CSX and CN. While at CSX, Edwards graduated number one from his training class.
Edwards attended Columbia College in Chicago. He was an avid St. Louis Cardinals baseball fan and could often . . .