class="post-template-default single single-post postid-269562 single-format-standard custom-background group-blog header-image full-width singular wpb-js-composer js-comp-ver-5.5.2 vc_responsive"

Man injured, horse killed when train hits pickup, trailer

THEDFORD, Neb. (AP) _ Authorities say a man was injured when his pickup truck and horse trailer collided with a train in the Nebraska Sandhills.

North Platte television station KNOP reports that the collision occurred around 10:45 a.m. Wednesday at a private crossing about 3 miles (5 kilometers) east of Thedford.

Thomas County Sheriff Gary Eng says the man was taken to a North Platte hospital. His name hasn’t been released.

Authorities say one horse in the trailer died and another survived.

© 2018 Nebraska Rural Radio Association. All rights reserved. Republishing, rebroadcasting, rewriting, redistributing prohibited. Copyright Information