Man Run Over By Train In KC Suburb

By: AP, Posted by Chris Fisher
By: AP, Posted by Chris Fisher

MERRIAM, Kan. (AP) _ Police say a train ran over a man in Johnson County early Wednesday.

Merriam, Kan., police say the train conductor saw the man lying on the tracks but wasn't able to stop the train before striking him.

Drivers are being diverted near the scene of the man's death, along a busy Johnson County street.

The empty train was on Burlington Northern Santa Fe tracks.

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