A collision between a tractor and a train in Alta Saturday afternoon has claimed a second life. According to police, the accident happened about one o’clock in Alta. A tractor driven by 21-year-old Nate Frank of Schaller drove onto the railroad tracks in front of a westbound Canadian national train.
Two passengers on the tractor have died as the result of their injuries. Twenty-year-old Danielle Oxley of Laramie, Wyoming, was pronounced dead at the scene. One-year-old Piper Oxley of Laramie was taken to the hospital in Storm Lake, then transferred to Sioux Falls, where she died Sunday morning.
Frank was taken to Buena Vista Regional Medical Center, then transferred to Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City. His condition isn’t being released.