Police: rail worker killed by train at Kansas rail yard

Published: September 30, 2015

union_pacific_logoKANSAS CITY, Kan. — Authorities are investigating after a Union Pacific Railroad employee was found dead under a rail car in Kansas City, Kansas.

According to police, officers responded to reports of a person trapped under a train in a rail yard around 11:20 a.m. Tuesday.

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The Union Pacific employee was SMART Transportation Division member Troy Jordan, 49, of Local 1403 of Kansas City, Mo.