One Man Killed in Morning Train Collision


A train crash hasleft one man dead late Tuesday morning. A 51-year-old man was killed in thecrash when a train hit the propane truck he was driving.

The crash happened Tuesdayat 11 a.m. on a country road near the town of union in Otoe County. Authoritiessaid John Bruns of Elmwood was thrown from the truck and died at the scene.

The crossing wherethe accident happened is marked but does not have crossing arms that lower whena train approaches.