Caleb Bankston, a contestant on “Survivor: Blood vs. Water,” is dead after the train he was traveling on derailed on Tuesday.

He competed on Survivor: Blood vs. Water in 2013 alongside his fiancé, Colton Cumbie, ending the game in ninth place.


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The couple ending the game in ninth place. He is the third Survivor contestant to pass away since the show premiered. In 2010, Jenn Lyon, who placed fourth on Survivor: Palau,died after a six-year battle with breast cancer.


Bankston, 26, was employed at the Alabama Warrior Railway in Birmingham.