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Delia, Kansas 1997
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About 2:15 a.m., central daylight time, on July 2, 1997, a Union Pacific (UP) westbound freight train struck the side of a UP eastbound freight train. The collision occurred near Delia, Kansas, at the west end of Kenefick siding where the main line and the siding merge. Each train was manned by an engineer and a conductor. The engineer on the westbound train was killed, and the conductor sustained minor injuries.
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