One person killed, one injured after train hits SUV on Chouteau Trafficway in KC

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — One person has died Thursday after a train hit a SUV in Kansas City, officials say.

The crash occurred around 9:15 p.m. near N. Chouteau Trafficway and E. Front Street. Crews had to work to extract the male victim from the SUV.

The SUV’s driver was taken to a nearby hospital and is in stable condition.

Police said the train was moving through the intersection at a slow speed, but a witness said it appears the driver didn’t see the train or a flare warning set up.┬áThere are no crossing gates at the railroad tracks in this area.

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