One dead in U-Haul and train collision in McCook
MCCOOK, Neb. -- A U-Haul truck and an AmTrak train kills one person in a collision early Tuesday morning in McCook.
The McCook Public Safety Dispatch Center said they received a report of an injury accident around 4:00 a.m. on Sept. 20.
Officials said the accident happened on the railroad access road between the railroad tracks and E A St. in the area of E 11th St.
The McCook Police Department and the McCook Fire Department were reportedly sent to the scene.
According to authorities, the U-Haul truck was driven by 27-year-old Courtney Steer, of McCook. Steer was declared dead at the scene.
The investigation is ongoing and conducted by MPD and the Nebraska State Patrol.