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Pedestrian struck, killed by train in KCK

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Posted at 8:41 AM, Mar 15, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-15 09:41:00-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Just after midnight a pedestrian was struck and killed by a train in KCK.

Emergency crews were called to the 8000 block of Kaw Drive at 12:02 Sunday morning.

The initial investigation revealed that a locomotive was traveling westbound when a pedestrian attempted to walk across the train tracks and was struck.

The pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene.

No other details have been released, and an investigation is underway.