Police identify man killed by train in Kansas City

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Police have identified a man who was run over by a train as he appeared to be sleeping on the tracks.

The Kansas City Star reported Tuesday that the name of the victim was 49-year-old Quanah Powless of Kansas City.

A conductor spotted the man Sunday night on the tracks in the southern part of the city. But the train didn’t have time to stop.

Powless died at the scene.

Information from: The Kansas City Star, http://www.kcstar.com

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