Man Dies When Train Hits Pickup Near Hamburg
HAMBURG, Iowa (AP) — Police say an Iowa man has died after he drove his pickup truck into the path of a train near the southwest Iowa city of Hamburg.
Omaha television station KETV reports emergency crews were called to a rail crossing north of Hamburg about noon Friday.
Authorities say a man in his mid-70s was driving across railroad tracks when a BNSF freight train crashed into the pickup, killing the driver.
Crews say there are no railroad crossing arms at the intersection.
The Iowa State Patrol is investigating the crash.
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