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Former Survivor contestant dies after train derails

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Caleb Bankston, 26, dies in railway accident. Caleb Bankston, 26, dies in railway accident.
 Caleb Bankston, a former contestant on the CBS show Survivor: Blood vs. Water, died after a train accident Tuesday.  

Bankston, 26, who worked at the Alabama Warrior Railway in Birmingham was on a train that reportedly derailed. No other details have been given at this time.

Bankston competed on the reality show in 2013 with his fiancé, Colton Cumbie. They finished in ninth place.

Bankston is the third Survivor contestant to die since the show premiered.  Jenn Lyon, who competed on Survivor: Palau, died in 2010 after a six-year battle with breast cancer. Last year, original Survivor contestant BB Andersen, age 77, died of brain cancer.
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