Southeast Missouri highway worker killed in train accident

4 years 11 months 3 weeks ago Tuesday, June 09 2015 Jun 9, 2015 Tuesday, June 09, 2015 12:23:12 PM CDT June 09, 2015 in News
By: The Associated Press and James Packard, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

VANDUSER (AP) - Funeral arrangements were pending Tuesday for a department worker who authorities said was killed Monday when a train hit the service pickup truck he was driving.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol said 55-year-old Boby Long of Sikeston died at the scene of the accident shortly before 10:30 a.m. near the village of Vanduser, in southeast Missouri's Scott County.

The patrol said Long was driving a Ford F-350 truck when the vehicle entered the train's path and became stuck.

[Editor's note: This story has been changed from its original format for clarity.]

 

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