KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A Lenexa man died Tuesday afternoon when his tractor trailer was struck by a train in Harrisonville, Missouri.
The Missouri Highway Patrol identified the truck driver as 66-year-old Michael K. Samani.
Samani was heading east on Anaconda Road near Clearwater Drive when he tried to cross in front of a train, the patrol crash report states.
The train struck the passenger side of the cab and the cab hit a fixed object and overturned, according to the crash report.
The truck caught fire.
Samani was alone in the truck.
No injuries were reported among the train crew.