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One dead after train hits pedestrian south of Alma

Published: Oct. 20, 2021 at 6:00 PM CDT
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TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - At least one person is dead after a train hit a person west of K-99 near Alma along Burr Oak Road on Wednesday evening.

Wabaunsee County Sheriff’s deputies and Kansas Highway Patrol troopers responded to a call around 5:00 p.m., and the call was a fatality accident. The victim has been identified as 55-year-old Dixie M. Shepherd.

A memorial service will take place at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Alma on Tuesday, October 26th at 11:00 a.m.

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