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One Man Killed in Morning Train Collision

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

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

The crossing where the accident happened is marked but does not have crossing arms that lower when a train approaches.


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