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1 person struck, killed by train Friday in Olathe

Olathe Police
Posted at 9:15 PM, Aug 07, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-13 11:20:00-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — UPDATE, Aug. 13 | The victim was identified as 30-year-old Levi Truesdale of Olathe.

ORIGINAL STORY, Aug. 7 | One person was struck and killed by a train Friday evening in Olathe.

The unidentified man, who Olathe police said is believed to be in his 20s, was struck by a train around 8:30 p.m. on the tracks near West 151st Terrace and South Keeler Street.

According to police, the man has long brown hair.

Anyone with information is asked to call Olathe police at 913-971-6950 or contact the Greater Kansas City Crime Stoppers Tips Hotline.

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