Pickup driver killed in collision with train in Gage County
GAGE COUNTY, Neb. (KOLN) - An 80-year-old Adams man is dead after his truck collided with a train in Gage County on Monday.
The Nebraska State Patrol said troopers and Gage County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a report of a collision of a train and a pickup at 4:15 p.m. The crash occurred near the intersection of South 176th Street and Birch Road.
According to NSP, a GMC Sierra, driven by 80-year-old Ronald Niles of Adams, attempted to cross the railroad tracks when it was struck by the train. Niles was pronounced dead at the scene.
The crash remains under investigation.
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