Wednesday, 03 June 2020
Login |  Register 
 
Find Products or Services in your local community
 
MSC News National Headlines U.S Health Tech Talk World Business Sports Top Headlines
Two victims of fatal train/car collision identified
10/17/2019

(KAIR)--Two people are dead after a train collided with a car that was stopped on Atchison County railroad tracks late Wednesday night.

According to a report from Atchison County Sheriff Jack Laurie, it happened just before midnight Thursday, in the area of River Road and 244th Road, in rural Atchison County.

Dead are 34-year-old Savannah, Missouri resident Jeremy McAfee and 38-year-old Platte City, Missouri resident Allison Richardson.

According to Laurie, when deputies arrived on the scene, they found McAfee outside the car, and he was transported by Atchison County EMS to the Atchison Hospital, where he later died.

Richardson was pronounced dead at the scene.

McAfee was driving the 2015 Hyundai Elantra at the time that investigators believe the vehicle stopped on the railroad tracks. It remains undetermined why that occurred, with the investigation ongoing.

Richardson was a passenger in the front of the car.

The investigation shows that the train was traveling around 45 mph at the time of the fatal crash.

Assisting at the scene were Atchison County EMS, Atchison County Rescue, Union Pacific Railroad Police, and other Union Pacific employees.

The 2015 Hyundai Elantra struck by a train on the railroad crossing located at River Road and 244th Road, in rural Atchison County, on the night of October 16, 2019. (Credit: Atchison Co Sheriff's Office)

© Many Signals Communications
You will need to be logged in to leave a comment.
Please Login

characters left

The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited.
Click here to review our Terms of Use.



MOST VIEWED STORIES
Two arrested in theft of trailer
Hiawatha church burglary being investigated
Forced entry leaves thousands lost
Horton teen arrested in car theft
Jackson Co reports first death due to COVID-19
Active shooter among two injured on LV bridge
New emergency order takes effect in Nemaha Co
Brown Co reopening plan approved
Additional candidates file for Hiawatha City Commission
Sheriff seeks vehicle break-in suspects
Atchison Co confirms new virus case
MO man charged with 9 felonies in LV bridge shooting
Seneca hospital employees test positive for virus
Rumored third Falls City virus case addressed
Jackson Co virus cases reach 100
PBPN confirms first virus case
Toxic clouds companies sentenced to $1 million fines
Stolen van found in KCMO
Former Hiawatha Police Chief files for Commission
Concerns raised about holiday weekend gatherings

Click Here For All Stories


LATEST STORIES
Seneca hospital employees test positive for virus
Atchison Co offices reopen to public
COVID-19 restrictions lifted in Nemaha Co
Two Tecumseh prison staff members diagnosed with COVID-19
Hiawatha Fire Chief appointment discussed
Listen: USD 377 extends food program
PBPN confirms first virus case
Atchison Co atty files, runs unopposed
Richardson County outdoor siren issues being addressed
Hiawatha summer lunch program begins
Click Here For All Stories

©2020 MSC News
Hiawatha, Ks 66434
EEO Public Report
KNZA - KLZA - KMZA - KTNC - KAIR
Powered by Radio Media Group
172.69.63.249