Arkansas City man found dead on BNSF Railway tracks

Ponca City Now - November 14, 2019 12:13 pm

ARKANSAS CITY, Kan. A 62-year-old Arkansas City man was found dead early Thursday morning on railroad tracks after apparently having been struck by a train overnight.

The Arkansas City Police Department was dispatched at 12:02 a.m. Thursday to BNSF Railway property located in the 1400 block of South D Street, between East Taylor and East Fillmore avenues.

Police were dispatched for a report of an unresponsive person on the tracks located east of D Street. They found the 62-year-old victim and determined he apparently had been struck by a train.

The incident remains under investigation. The identity of the victim is being withheld until family can be notified. 

 

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