A 43-year-old man died after he was hit by a train in Grandview on Saturday, according to police.
Police were called to the railroad tracks behind a strip mall near 120th Street and Blue Ridge Boulevard shortly after 2:30 p.m. A man had been found underneath a train.
The man was declared dead at the scene. His name was not immediately released.
The train belongs to the Kansas City Southern Railroad. Grandview police detectives investigated the incident and the Jackson County Medical Examiner’s Office will continue to investigate the cause of death.
Police asked anyone who witnessed the incident to call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-8477.