UPDATE: (06/23/15) 2:35 p.m. The Missouri State Highway Patrol released an accident report on the incident. It states a northbound Freightliner driven by Clifford Burkhardt of Carrollton crossed the path of a BNSF locomotive that was eastbound. The collision caused serious injuries to Burkhardt. He was transported to North Kansas City Hospital for treatment.
A KMZU listener has reported a collision involving a BNSF dump truck and a train in Orrick, Mo. between 10:30 and 11 a.m. KMZU has attempted to confirm the report with the Missouri State Highway Patrol and Orrick Police Dept. The Highway Patrol stated they were unaware of any accident. A message left with Orrick police has not yet been responded to.
The caller reported the collision occurred at the intersection of County Road 358 and Fleming Road on the east side of town. There was no word on if traffic had been affected.
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