Man killed after train strikes vehicle in Marion County

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HILLSBORO, Kan. (KWCH) -- A 67-year-old man is dead after his vehicle was struck by a train in Marion County early Tuesday morning.

According to the Marion County Sheriff's Office, Steven Holdren was in a Jeep Liberty which was on the tracks at Remington and 80th Street at around 2:45 a.m.

The SUV was struck by the train, which then came to a stop and reported the incident.

People in the train reported that the vehicle appeared to be parked on the tracks with no lights on.

The accident is under investigation.