Driver Involved in Crash with Train Dies from Injuries

The Salisbury man whose vehicle was struck by a train last week, died from his injuries. The accident occurred on the morning of Febrary 17th in Chariton County about three-and-a-half miles west of Salisbury. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, a vehicle driven by 60-year-old Leland Linneman attempted to stop at a train crossing but ended up sliding into the path of a westbound Norfolk Southern train. Linneman was transported to Columbia for treatment but died from his injuries Friday afternoon.