Two Dead After Train Rams Car in SE Kansas

By: AP
By: AP

AUGUSTA, Kan. (AP) _ Two people are dead after a train slammed into their car on private property in Butler County.

Sheriff Craig Murphy said the pair died Saturday night after the crash on tracks that cross a driveway on private property northeast of Augusta. The victims' names have not been released.

Murphy said one of the victims was dead at the scene and the second was rushed to a Wichita hospital, but was pronounced dead shortly after arrival.

Information from: KAKE-TV

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