Casey Jones Death Cause and Date

Casey Jones' Death

Born (Birthday) March 14, 1863

Death Date April 30, 1900

Age of Death 37 years

Cause of Death Accident

Profession Engineer

The engineer Casey Jones died at the age of 37. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Railroad engineer for the Illinois Central Railroad who was killed when his passenger train, the Cannonball Express, crashed into a stalled freight train on a rainy night in Vaughan, Mississippi. His efforts to stay on and slow the doomed train, saving the lives of many on board, have made him a folk hero.

He had been married to Janie Brady for fourteen years at the time of his death. They had three children together.