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Rail worker’s body recovered after falling off Charenton bridge

Posted at 4:12 AM, Sep 05, 2018
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Crews searching for person who fell into Charenton drainage canal

The St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office advises that The body of the missing rail worker, Joshua Crocram, age 26, of Zachary, has been recovered.


The St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office says that the search has resumed for a rail company employee who fell from a railroad bridge and into the Charenton drainage canal on Tuesday night in Baldwin.

The department says that the employee fell from the bridge at around 9:30 pm. Several agencies are assisting in the search including the Baldwin Fire Department, Franklin Fire Department, and U.S. Coast Guard.

The search was suspended for a short time during the night on Tuesday and into Wednesday morning. Those search efforts have started up again this morning and will continue into the day