Man Struck, Killed By Train In Kansas City Suburb

PARKVILLE, Mo. (AP) — Authorities say a Kansas City man was struck by a freight train and killed in the suburb of Parkville.

The Kansas City Star reports that police identified the victim as 43-year-old Christopher Burdick. Capt. Jon D. Jordan, a spokesman with the Parkville Police Department, said he was crossing a sidewalk Saturday night when he was hit.

Burdick was pronounced dead at the scene, Jordan said. The train crossing signals were activated prior to Burdick being struck, according to police.