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Police: Victim of train incident was a teen

Posted: 12:14 PM, Sep 16, 2015
Updated: 2015-09-16 17:14:31Z

UPDATE, 12:11 p.m. on 9/16: Independence police released the identity of a person killed by a train on Sept. 11.

John M. Crownover, 16, was killed, according to investigators. 

Crownover was a junior at Truman High School.

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ORIGINAL STORY

Authorities say a man is dead after being struck by a train in Independence.

Independence Fire and Police Departments were called around 8:00 p.m. Friday to the train tracks in the area of 23rd and Pleasant Street on reports that a pedestrian had been hit by a train.

The name of the victim has not been released at this time.

Police are still investigating.

We will update this story when more information becomes available.

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