Man dies when car hit by freight train

Tuesday, January 15, 2002

The Associated Press

WELLINGTON, Mo. -- John E. Yardley, 26, of Napoleon, Mo., was killed early Monday when his car was hit by a freight train, the Missouri State Highway Patrol said.

The patrol said Yardley pulled onto the tracks at an unsignaled crossing on a road north of Missouri 224, near Wellington.

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