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One person killed, another injured in train, grain truck accident west of Mitchell

One person killed,  another injured in train, grain truck accident west of Mitchell
(Murphy/KNEB/RRN)

An accident involving a train and a grain truck this morning just west of Mitchell has resulted in one fatality and another person being flown to a local hospital. The accident happened at the County Road 12 Burlington Northern crossing just south of Highway 26.

A man in the grain truck is the fatality. A female has also been life-flighted by Air Link to Regional West Medical Center.

The train was eastbound and the crossing is marked but had no gates. The accident happened shortly after 7 a.m. and first responders from Mitchell, Morrill, Scotts Bluff County, and the Nebraska State Patrol assisted at the scene.

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