Driver's wife last to be told about death in derailment

By Emily Woods
Updated February 23 2024 - 3:30pm, first published 3:25pm
Driver John Kennedy and rail worker Sam Meintanis were killed in a derailment near Wallan. (David Crosling/AAP PHOTOS)
Driver John Kennedy and rail worker Sam Meintanis were killed in a derailment near Wallan. (David Crosling/AAP PHOTOS)

It took more than four hours for a train driver's distraught wife to be told he had died in a derailment.

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