Nebraska Farmer Survives Crash With Train

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email

A western Nebraska farmer whose tractor was struck by a train managed to survive the collision.

Dawson County Sheriff's Lt. Mike Hudson said the crash happened shortly after five Thursday evening.

The farmer was trying to cross the tracks about three miles east of Cozad in his John Deere tractor while pulling a baler. The train hit the tractor.

Hudson says the farmer suffered head injuries in the crash, but those are not believed to be life-threatening. The farmer's name and condition were not immediately available Friday

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