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Wednesday, February 24, 2021

Death Investigation in Miami County Kansas

On 2/23/21 around 12:45pm the Miami County Kansas Sheriff's Office along with several emergency personnel responded to the area of 319th Street and Lookout Road after a contractor for was working in Osawatomie when they saw the man trapped while the train was passing by.

According to a preliminary investigation, the man was standing inside the boxcar, partially outside the doorway. At some point, the door to the boxcar closed killing the man.

Union Pacific Railroad Police were called to assist with the investigation. Foul play was not a factor, deputies say. The name of the victim has not been released.

Mid America Live News will continue to follow this story and provide updates when more information becomes available.