Train kills pedestrian in Wichita

Police were called to SW 57th and Topeka Boulevard shortly after 12:30 a.m.
Police were called to SW 57th and Topeka Boulevard shortly after 12:30 a.m.

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A 45-year-old man has died after he was hit by a train in south Wichita.

KAKE-TV reports http://bit.ly/1jMa2l2 ) the accident happened Sunday morning in south Wichita.

Police say the train’s engineers told officers the man was standing on the tracks and facing the train before he was hit. The man, who was not identified, died a short time after he was taken to a Wichita hospital.

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Information from: KAKE-TV.

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