Monday, August 3, 2015

Man killed after vehicle is struck by train in Barton County

A Liberal man was killed after his vehicle struck a train late Saturday morning around 11:00 a.m. in Barton County.

According to the Missouri Highway Patrol, the accident occurred just after 11:00 A.M. late Saturday morning on Highway K, at the Western City Limits of Liberal, in Barton County involving a 1999 Park Avenue driven by 86 year old William Jones, of Liberal,Missouri.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol says Mr. Jones was traveling Eastbound when he struck a 1999 GE C44-9W Burlington Northern Freightliner driven by 61 year old Emery Redmond, of Ozark,Missouri. 

Mr.Jones was pronounced dead at the scene. He was transported to Daniel Funeral Home of Lamar. Redmond was listed with no injury.