Belleville News-Democrat senior editor Joe Ostermeier recalls the 1976 tragedy in Beckemeyer when a train hit a pickup truck, killing 12 people including 11 children from 4 to 18. McClatchy dholtmann@bnd.com
Belleville News-Democrat senior editor Joe Ostermeier recalls the 1976 tragedy in Beckemeyer when a train hit a pickup truck, killing 12 people including 11 children from 4 to 18. McClatchy dholtmann@bnd.com

Crash that killed 12 still haunts Beckemeyer

June 30, 2017 01:37 PM