Couple killed in train crash driving home from Thanksgiving dinner

Couple killed in train crash driving home from Thanksgiving dinner

An elderly couple was killed in a crash involving a train in rural Kansas on Thursday night while driving home from their family’s Thanksgiving dinner, according to local officials. Around 6:30 p.m. local time on Thursday, officials believe a slow-moving freight train struck the couple in their vehicle in Miami County. The vehicle was pushed a considerable distance down the tracks while the train tried to stop. At some point, the vehicle caught fire, officials told KCTV. The elderly victims, who are from the Kansas City metro area, had been on their way home from Thanksgiving dinner when the accident happened. Their adult son reportedly showed up at the scene after the accident. “This is an emotional call for anybody involved in this,” said Capt. Matthew Kelly with the Miami …
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