Train Accident Investigated
October 11, 2017
At 6:30 pm last night the Levy County Sheriff’s Office 911
Center received an emergency call concerning a train accident at Kirby Farms
located at 19650 NE 30th Street, Williston, Florida. Kirby Farms is
listed as a 501c3 Non-profit organization and museum for Children’s Outreach
and Education.
Rescue and law enforcement responded to discover Anthony
Lowe Osburn-Day (10-5-93) who lists a home address in Ocala, had attempted to
board the privately owned train, lost his footing and fell underneath one of
the cars. Mr. Osburn-Day was pronounced dead at the scene by responding rescue
personnel.
The Levy County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations
Division and the Florida Highway Patrol have joined efforts to investigate and
reconstruct this incident. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
is scheduled to arrive on scene this morning to conduct an independent
investigation.