TOPEKA, Kan (WIBW)__A man attempting to cross the railroad tracks near N. Kansas and Norris was struck and killed by a train heading east.
The accident happened around 5:10 Sunday evening near the Topeka Rescue Mission.
Police officials tell 13 news the man is described as a white male in his 50's. He was pronounced dead at an area hospital.
Officers believe it was not a suicide. Topeka Police, Kansas Highway Patrol and Union Pacific were all on scene.