Authorities say 26-year-old Bradley Lee Dumler of Villisca died when his vehicle was struck by a Burlington Northern-Sante Fe train just before 11:30 p.m. in Villisca. The accident occurred at the 7th Avenue train crossing.
An investigation determined Dumler’s vehicle was stopped in the middle of the crossing between the rail arms prior to being hit by the eastbound train. Authorities say all railway markers, lights and stop arms were in working order before and after the accident.
(By Ric Hanson, KJAN, Atlantic)