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Reality Show Contestant Killed in Alabama Train Derailment

Updated: Wednesday, June 25 2014, 05:51 AM CDT
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BIRMINGHAM, Al. -- A 2013 Survivor contestant is killed in a work-related accident when a train derailed.

Caleb Bankston reportedly died last night when a train at the Alabama Warrior Railway, where he works, derailed, according to People. Officials from the transportation company say a worker died, but didn't release their identity.

Details are not available.

The 26-year-old took part in the "Blood vs. Water" season with fiance and former show competitor, Colton Cumbie. They were to be married in October.

A safety stand-down was ordered at the railway before workers can return, officials tell the Associated Press. The incident is under investigation.


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