Man identified in deadly Ford County crash involving train, tractor

FORD COUNTY, Kan. The Ford County Sheriff's Office says a 59-year-old man died from his injuries in a late Tuesday afternoon crash involving a train and a tractor pulling an implement.

It happened about 5:10 p.m. at Garnett Road and Highway 50/56, east of Dodge City, near Spearville.

The sheriff's office says the train collided with the tractor, throwing the 59-year-old man from the tractor. The sheriff's office says Bernard Stegman, a local farmer, died at the scene.

The Kansas Highway Patrol worked the crash scene. From the KHP, we expect further information on what led up to the crash and the identity of the man who died.