Train accident update

On Monday, September 5, 2011 at approximately 2:30 PM, Waterloo Police and Waterloo Fire Rescue were sent to the railroad tracks at Conger Street and Reed Street on a report of a person being injured while trying to crossover a train.

The injured person was identified as Shvette NMN Grubbs, age 46, of 218 Conger Street, Waterloo, IA. She was transported to Allen Hospital and later airlifted to Mayo Clinics in Rochester, MN where she is being treated for her injuries.

According to witnesses, the train was stopped when Grubbs started to climb aboard. The train then started to move and Grubbs fell under the train.

Captain Tim Pillack
Waterloo Police Investigations
319-291-4336