Police say 24-year-old man found dead in NKC rail yard slipped and fell

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NORTH KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A 24-year-old man died Wednesday night trying to cross the train tracks in North Kansas City, police said.

Railroad employees found Edgar Alarcon-Suarez dead in the rail yard near I-35 and Bedford around 8:15 p.m.

Authorities do not believe the man was trying to take his own life. They believe he was trying to cross between the cars when he slipped and fell.

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