Robert D. Aksamit, 84, of Nebraska City died in a vehicle-train accident on Sept. 21.

Robert D. Aksamit, 84, of Nebraska City died in a vehicle-train accident on Sept. 21.


He was driving a 2002 Chevy S10 eastbound on Dike Road south of Percival in Fremont County at around noon when the Iowa State Patrol reports he failed to yield to a northbound BNSF train traveling northbound.


His vehicle was struck on the passenger’s side, and Aksamit was pronounced dead at the scene by the Fremont County Medical Exhaminer.