Zach Schneider Death – Obituary : 28-year-old Zach Schneider has died from injuries suffered following a Amtrack train derailment accident that took place on Saturday, September 25, 2021 just before Joplin in Montana at about 4:00 p.m. The crash occurred when 8 of the 10 cars of the Empire Builder’s 10 cars left the track with some toppling over onto their sides.
According to report, Schneider was travelling alongside his wife Becca, 26 to Portland, Oregon for vacation on on the Empire Builder when the tragic incident occurred.
Schneider, of St. Louis was pronounced dead on September 25, following the train crash. He died of injuries suffered from the train accident.
Schneider, Missouri engineer who worked as an engineer for payment processing firm Stripe died at the scene of the crash while his wife survived the accident.
Further investigation revealed that three people with Schneider inclusive died at the crash while about 50 peoples suffered various degree of injuries. 141 passengers and 13 crew members were on board the train when the incident took place.
A GoFundMe page has been created to support with the funeral expenses. Caleb Morris who created the GoFundMe page describe Schneider as the “sweetest, smartest, and most unique people I know.
I have always respected his ability to think differently. Zach always used this to push for a better world where everyone was included.