Macon man killed when train hits garbage truck

The deadly collision happened just before 2 p.m. on Friday in Randolph County. (MGN Online)

A northeast Missouri garbage truck driver was killed Friday when his truck was struck by a freight train.

It happened just before 2 p.m. on County Road 2655, three miles north of Clark in Randolph County.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol says a trash truck driven by Nathan Dunlap, 36, of Macon, failed to yield and pulled into the path of the oncoming train.

Dunlap was pronounced dead at the scene by the Randolph County coroner.

The individual operating the train was not injured in this incident.

**The name of the train operator has been removed from this story at the request of Norfolk Southern Railway.**

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