Man Hit By Train And Killed

Fire officials say a man died after being hit by a train in downtown Emporia.

Emporia Fire Department Battalion Chief Rich Gould says rescue units were called to the scene Wednesday night and found a man under the train engine.

The man was extricated and taken to Newman Regional Health, where he died. His name has not been released.

A bicycle was found nearby but police have not confirmed whether it was involved in the accident.


Associated Press information from: KVOE-AM