One man killed in train vs. vehicle crash in Gage County
LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) — A man is dead after his vehicle was struck by a train in Gage County on Monday.
The crash happened about 2 miles east of Adams around 4:15 p.m., according to the Nebraska State Patrol.
A GMC Sierra, driven by 80-year-old Ronald Niles of Adams, was crossing the railroad tracks near 176th Street and Birch Road when it was hit by a train.
Niles was pronounced dead at the scene. The patrol said the crash remains under investigation.
Seven people have died in train versus vehicle crashes across Nebraska in 2022, a 133% increase from last year, according to the Nebraska Department of Transportation.