GREENE COUNTY — Law enforcement authorities have identified the man who died in an accident just before 4p.m. Saturday in Greene County.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported a Burlington Northern locomotive was westbound on Route OO just south of Springfield and hit a pedestrian identified as Jeff L. Dade, 57, Stafford, who was walking eastbound on the tracks.
There is no rail signal device at that location, according to the MSHP. Dade was pronounced dead at the scene.