Man dies after being hit by train near Wellington

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WELLINGTON, Kan. — A man is dead after being hit by a train yesterday in Sumner County.

It happened just before 4 p.m. Monday about 2 miles west of Wellington. According to the Sumner County Sheriff's Office, a man was walking westbound on the tracks between the Tyler Road and Edwards Road crossings when he was hit by a westbound freight train.

He was pronounced dead at the scene by fire and EMS personnel. His identity has not yet been released pending notification of next of kin.

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