• Kyodo

  • SHARE

Two rail maintenance workers died and another was seriously injured after a trolley car fell from a bridge into a river around midnight Friday on the JR Kisei line in Owase city, Mie Prefecture, police said Saturday.

The dead men were named as Teruyoshi Mizutani, 54, and Eiji Kitamura, 28, both from the town of Miyama in the prefecture, the police said. Masanobu Sugishita, 43, from Owase, suffered serious injuries.

Unable to view this article?

This could be due to a conflict with your ad-blocking or security software.

Please add japantimes.co.jp and piano.io to your list of allowed sites.

If this does not resolve the issue or you are unable to add the domains to your allowlist, please see out this support page.

We humbly apologize for the inconvenience.

In a time of both misinformation and too much information, quality journalism is more crucial than ever.
By subscribing, you can help us get the story right.

SUBSCRIBE NOW