Death of Caleb Bankston

June 24, 2014
Birmingham, Alabama

'Survivor' contestant dies on Alabama railway
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The Associated Press

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Caleb Bankston, a former contestant on the "Survivor" reality show, has died in a railway accident in Alabama. He was 27.

Jefferson County Deputy Coroner Bill Yates says Bankston, who was working at the Alabama Warrior Railway in Birmingham, was thrown from a train in a partial derailment on Tuesday.

The Alabama Warrior Railway, only a few miles long, is used by industries in Birmingham to haul coal and other materials.

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