Son of woman killed in Sikeston train accident sues nursing home

Wednesday, September 22, 2010 ~ Updated 8:45 AM

SIKESTON, Mo. (AP) -- The son of a 71-year-old Southeast Missouri woman killed by a train is suing the nursing home he says failed to adequately tend to his mother.

KFVS-TV of Cape Girardeau reports that Keith Kinder's lawsuit filed Monday in Scott County names Hunter Acres Caring Center in Sikeston and a dozen other defendants, six months after Nancy Kinder's death.

Nancy Kinder was hit and killed by a train on March 18.

According to the 34-page lawsuit, Hunter Acres Caring Center failed to provide a safe environment and proper care to Nancy Kinder.

A message left Wednesday with the nursing home was not immediately returned.

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Information from: KFVS-TV, http://www.kfvs12.com

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