Man killed when Amtrak train strikes vehicle

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MARION COUNTY, Kan (KAKE) -

A 67-year-old man was killed early Tuesday when his vehicle was struck by an Amtrak train.  The collision happened at Remington and 80th Road in Marion County.

The Marion County Sheriff said a Jeep Liberty was on the tracks when it was struck by the westbound train.   The train came to a stop and reported the incident.   People onboard the train reported the vehicle appeared to be parked on the track with no lights on.  

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