Farmer killed in Ford County crash

A 59-year-old Farmer in Ford County has died following a crash early Tuesday evening.

It happened near Spearville around 5:15 p.m.  Authorities say the farmer was riding a tractor pulling a farm implement, when the tractor was struck by a train.

He died at the scene.  The Kansas Highway Patrol is still investigating and the man’s name has not been released.