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Obituary: Buddy “Bud” E. Fields

Buddy “Bud” E. Fields – age 93 of Polo, Missouri passed away Sunday morning, June 26, 2022, at Golden Age Nursing Home in Braymer, Missouri. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to the Evergreen Cemetery in care of the funeral home. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM, Saturday, July 2nd, 2022, at Stith Funeral Home in Polo. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 PM, Friday evening, and also at the funeral home.
POLO, MO
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UPDATE: TRAIN DERAILMENT NEAR MENDON

The Missouri State Highway Patrol updated information on the fatal crash involving an Amtrak train and truck in Chariton County on Monday, June 27. At approximately 12:43 p.m., the Chariton County 911 Center received a 911 call of a vehicle struck by a train on Porche Prairie Avenue southwest of Mendon.
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Amtrak derailment – live: Fourth person dies after Missouri train crash at crossing with ‘safety issues’

Four people have been killed and at least 50 injured when an Amtrak train carrying 275 people derailed after hitting a dump truck in Kansas City, Missouri on Monday.Lt Eric Brown of the Missouri State Highway Patrol said in a press conference that at least three people had died, two of whom were on the train and one of whom was in the truck. A fourth person was confirmed to have died on Tuesday.The Southwest Chief Train 4 was on its way from Los Angeles to Chicago when it struck a dump truck. The force of the accident caused...
KANSAS CITY, MO

Missouri farmer warned railway about crossing before Amtrak derailment

A Missouri farmer said he warned the railway that owns the crossing where an Amtrak train derailed Monday that the area was dangerous — and urged others to proceed over it with caution just weeks before the crash that killed three people and injured dozens more. Local farmer Mike Spencer said he was not surprised by the derailment near Mendon and argued that it could have been prevented because he claimed the railroad was aware that the “uncontrolled” crossing was unsafe. “That was pretty much a no-brainer,” he told the Kansas City Star. “I predicted this was going to happen. I was...
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NTSB investigates train derailment, shares more about crossing in Mendon

DEA chooses KCK as one of 11 cities to begin operation educating people about Fentanyl overdoses. A DEA campaign intended to decrease overdose deaths from counterfeit fentanyl pills has arrived in Kansas City, Kansas. Updated: 47 minutes ago. |. On Tuesday morning, a team of 16 National Transportation Safety Board...
MENDON, MO

Fourth person dies in Amtrak train derailment in Mendon, Missouri

Another Amtrak passenger has died in Monday’s train crash with a dump truck at a railroad crossing in Missouri, officials said Tuesday. Probers with the National Transportation Safety were at the scene Tuesday investigating the accident. Missouri State Highway Patrol said the latest fatal victim was a passenger on the train, which was carrying 275 passengers and heading to Los Angeles from Chicago when it collided with the vehicle near Mendon and derailed. The truck driver, along with two other passengers, were also killed in the wreck. The force of the crash caused eight train cars and two locomotives to detach from the tracks...
MENDON, MO
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4th person dies from Amtrak derailment in Missouri; safety upgrades had been urged for site of wreck

MENDON, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri Department of Transportation plan released this year cited a need to improve safety at the rail crossing where an Amtrak train and a dump truck collided, resulting in the deaths of three passengers and the truck driver.The Missouri State Highway Patrol announced the fourth death Tuesday afternoon and provided its first estimate of the injured — about 150 people taken to 10 area hospitals with injuries ranging from minor to serious. The dead have not been identified.The crossing in a rural area near Mendon in western Missouri, about 84 miles (135 kilometers) northeast of...
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NTSB expected to arrive at deadly Chariton County train derailment Tuesday

CHARITON COUNTY, Mo. (KMIZ) Federal investigators plan to arrive Tuesday at the scene of a deadly train derailment in Chariton County. The derailment happened shortly before 1 p.m. on Monday after an Amtrak passenger train crashed into a dump truck at a crossing near Mendon, Missouri, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol. Troopers said The post NTSB expected to arrive at deadly Chariton County train derailment Tuesday appeared first on ABC17NEWS.
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What we know about the deadly Amtrak train derailment in Missouri

Four people are confirmed to have died in a rural Missouri after an Amtrak passenger train derailment. The crash occurred near Mendon, Missouri, before 2 p.m. Monday. Here's what we know about what happened, who was on board at the time and what passengers described in the moments after the train derailed.
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Boy Scouts leave Philmont Scout Ranch, act as first responders during train derailment

Sixteen teenage boys and eight adults boarded an Amtrack train in Raton, New Mexico, after finishing a 10-day trek at Philmont Scout Ranch in Cimarron. "We asked for a higher degree of first aid training among members of the crews that come here. And they are hiking in a backcountry wilderness where first aid is not immediate," said Roger Hoyt, the general manager of Philmont Scout Ranch.
RATON, NM
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