An accident involving a train and a grain truck this morning just west of Mitchell has resulted in one fatality and another person being flown to a local hospital. The accident happened at the County Road 12 Burlington Northern crossing just south of Highway 26.
A man in the grain truck is the fatality. A female has also been life-flighted by Air Link to Regional West Medical Center.
The train was eastbound and the crossing is marked but had no gates. The accident happened shortly after 7 a.m. and first responders from Mitchell, Morrill, Scotts Bluff County, and the Nebraska State Patrol assisted at the scene.