65-year-old Paul Arndt of Alda dies in fatal Hall County, Nebraska train-car crash – Wednesday, September 22, 2021

Hall County Train- Car Crash Death of Paul Arndt of Alda – Obituary

65-year-old Paul Arndt of Alda has died in a fatal Hall County, Nebraska train-car crash that occurred on Wednesday, September 22, 2021. Officers arrived at the scene of the wreck on Highway 30 to find that a 2001 Dodge van had collided with a Union Pacific train.

The Dodge was heading west when it collided with the train that was pulling a number of train cars from the south to the north of HWY 30.

Paul was pronounced dead at the scene. He was the only one in the vehicle at the time of the accident. All occupants of the Union Pacific train were unharmed.

The Sheriff’s Officer has said there are no flashing lights or crossing arms at the particular intersection although there are some signs up.

Investigations into the accident are still ongoing.

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