Pedestrian dies after being struck by train

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KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) -- A pedestrian died after being struck by a train while trying to cross-train tracks in Kansas City, Kansas.

Police in Kansas City, Kansas, say the crash happened shortly after midnight Sunday in southwestern Kansas City.

The pedestrian was struck by a westbound train while attempting to cross the tracks. The pedestrian died at the scene. The victim's name wasn't immediately released.