Topeka woman killed in pickup-train accident near Quenemo Saturday

QUENEMO, Kan. – A 54-year-old Topeka woman was killed in a train-pickup accident Saturday afternoon about a mile east of Quenemo, Kan.

According to the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office daily report, Linda Henderson, 54, Topeka, was driving a 1999 Chevrolet 1500 pickup at about 12:10 p.m. July 7, 2018, when she failed to yield to a flashing railroad crossing at 2800 Alabama Terrace, Quenemo, and was struck by a westbound BNSF train. Henderson was pronounced dead at the scene.

The case is under investigation by the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office. 

Updated when victim’s name was released.

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