Man Struck And Killed by Freight Train in Wentzville

4 years 6 months 3 weeks ago July 02, 2012 Jul 2, 2012 Monday, July 02 2012 Monday, July 02, 2012 6:03:01 AM CDT in News
By: Associated Press

WENTZVILLE (AP) - A freight train has struck and killed a man as he walked on railroad tracks in the east-central Missouri town of Wentzville.

Norfolk Southern spokesman Robin Chapman says the train was headed from Knoxville, Tenn., west to Kansas City when the collision happened around 9:45 a.m. Sunday.

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported that the victim was wearing earphones or ear buds and apparently didn't hear the train horn.

The name of the victim wasn't immediately released.

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