Aug. 17 Crash Reports


Warrensburg man killed after being hit by train

A Warrensburg man was killed Saturday after being struck by a Union Pacific train as he was walking on the railroad tracks near Washington Street in Warrensburg.

According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report, David J. Lindequist, 22, was struck by the locomotive at about 2 a.m. while walking west on the railroad tracks. He was pronounced dead at the scene by the Johnson County coroner.

Man injured in crash in Saline County

A man sustained moderate injuries in a rollover accident on U.S. Highway 65 in Saline County.

According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report, Robert M. Runyan, 60, of Bosworth, was traveling north on U.S. Highway 65 around 12:25 p.m. when one of his tires flattened, causing his vehicle to exit the highway. The car struck a ditch and overturned and Runyan was ejected from the vehicle.

Runyan was transported to Carroll County Hospital by Saline County EMS.

Information is taken from preliminary Missouri State Highway Patrol and Sedalia Police Department reports, which do not necessarily contain statements from all parties involved.

— Compiled by Tim Epperson

Sedalia Democrat

— Compiled by Tim Epperson

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