Woodward Man Dies from Fall off Moving Train

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MEDFORD, Okla. — A Woodward man died Sunday when he slipped and fell off of a moving train near Medford.

According to a report from the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, David Duane McCullum, 43, of Woodward, was walking on top of a Union Pacific train just east of Medford at 5:02 p.m. Sunday.

The report says McCullum slipped and fell between train cars and was struck by the train. McCullum was pronounced dead at the scene and was transported by Miller EMS to the State Medical Examiner’s Office in Oklahoma City.

The OHP report states the train was operated by Chisholm Trail Terminal at the time of the accident.


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Sean Gallagher