Man dead after being hit by train in Platte County


PLATTE CITY, Mo. — A man walking on railroad tracks in Platte County was struck and killed by a train Sunday night.

The crash happened near 45 Highway and Oberdiek Lane at about 9 p.m. Sunday night.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene and he is believe to be 44 years old from Independence.

The incident continues to be under investigation by the Platte County Sheriff’s Office.

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