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1 dead after train and vehicle collide near Steele, Mo.

STEELE, MO (KFVS) -

One person was killed Saturday after a Burlington-Northern Santa Fe train and vehicle collided, according to Pemiscot County Sheriff Tommy Greenwell.

The Missouri Highway Patrol says the wreck happened at around 4:30 Saturday afternoon just south of Steele.

A truck driven by Scott Spence, 53, of Steele pulled into the path of the train as it crossed the tracks.

Troopers say it's unclear exactly why Spence pulled into the path of the train.

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