Trains collide, derail near Kosse

Roxanne McKnight Staff Writer.
 
Two Union Pacific trains collided Sunday night just south of Kosse, derailing one locomotive and 14 freight cars. Two employees were injured in the accident, which happened about 9:45 p.m. between a mile to a mile and a half south of the town, according to Union Pacifi c representative Elizabeth Hutchison. Local emergency first responders went to the accident scene, but it was not known how serious the injuries were, only that both victims were receiving medical treatment.

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