Two killed in collision between train, pickup truck in Derby

Credit: Brian Carpenter

WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) -- Two people were killed Sunday night in Derby after a train collided with a pickup truck.

The Sedgwick County Sheriff's Office says the crash happened at 6:50 p.m. near the intersection of 63rd street south and K-15.

Deputies say a man and women drove through the crossing arm and were struck by the train. Their names and ages have not been released.

The BNSF Railroad is on the scene to separate the pickup truck and train.

Southbound lanes of K-15 has been reduced to one lane. Drivers are asked to avoid the area while crews work to clear the scene.