Archive for Monday, April 4, 2011

55-year-old woman dies after being struck by train in Wellsville

April 4, 2011, 12:42 a.m. Updated April 4, 2011, 3:02 p.m.


A 55-year-old Wellsville woman died Sunday afternoon when she was struck by a train near Kansas Highway 33 in Wellsville.

According to a report from the Kansas Highway Patrol, Debra Nitcher was walking eastbound near the tracks when she stepped out in front of the oncoming BNSF train, which was also traveling eastbound.

The accident occurred about 2:30 p.m. Sunday.


TheStonesSuck 7 years, 2 months ago

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SherryD 7 years, 2 months ago

Please keep the Nitcher family in your prayers! My heart goes out to this family!

jackpot 7 years, 2 months ago

K. C. Star shows her from Wellsville. Strange that a Topeka woman was walking by RR in Wellsville.

KC43 7 years, 2 months ago

I would like all to consider than every one is someone's mother, father, brother, sister or child. Consider that suicide appears to most to be a selfish act when in fact that is not how it feels to those that feel there is no alternative. There are many to give sympathy to and for and Debra is one of those people. Her children, parents and friends read these posts and there should be grace and compassion shown in any comments left.

arielkayla 7 years, 2 months ago

My heart goes out to her family and the train crew. They will re-live that moment forever.

pagan_idolator 7 years, 2 months ago

How terrible. Condolences to family and friends.

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