The names of the two crew members who were killed in an April 17 train crash east of Emerson have been released by the Federal Railroad Administration.
The two crew members have been identified as Patricia Hyatt, 48, and Tom Anderson, 48, both of Creston. Hyatt and Anderson were both on the eastbound coal train that rear-ended a Burlington Northern Sante Fe maintenance train at approximately 7 a.m. Sunday, April 17.
Hyatt served as a conductor while Anderson was the train’s engineer.
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