Authorities say a train has struck and killed a man in central Kansas. The Newton Kansan reports that the man was killed Friday morning in Newton. Police say investigators are working to identify the man who had no identification with him when he died. The Kansas Highway Patrol is assisting with the investigation. (WIBW Radio, Topeka Kansas. June 17, 2016).
A man in his 80s died after stepping in front of a train Friday morning in Newton, according to the Newton Police Department. Around 7:45 a.m. Friday, the man stepped on the tracks near the intersection of First and Ash, where he was struck by the train, said Newton Police Chief Eric Murphy. He was taken to Newton Medical Center, where he was eventually pronounced dead.. Police have notified his next-of-kin, Murphy said. (By Matt Riedl, The Wichita Eagle, Wichita Kansas. June 17, 2016).