KANSAS CITY, Mo. — An Independence, Missouri, man died after being struck by a train just before 9 p.m. Sunday night.
The Platte County Sheriff's Office is investigating.
According to the sheriff, a train was traveling southbound on the tracks along 45 Highway when a pedestrian was struck near Oberdiek Lane.
The pedestrian died at the scene.
The sheriff's office has tentatively identified the pedestrian as a 44-year-old man from Independence.
The name has not yet been released, and the investigation is ongoing.