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Train Hits, Kills Man South of Topeka

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TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — An Amtrak train has struck and killed a man on tracks south of Topeka. WIBWNewsNow reports the accident happened early today (SAT) when the train heading south hit the man close to an intersection. The Shawnee County Sheriff's Department says the victim was from Topeka, but his identity hasn't been released. Crews told the sheriff's department the man had been running along the railroad tracks before the accident occurred. No one on the train was hurt. The cause of the accident is under investigation.

 

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