Employee killed moving train cars

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WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) – A man is dead after a railroad accident in north Wichita on Tuesday evening.

Emergency crews responded to a report of a man trapped under a train in the 2600 block of North New York Street just after 6 p.m.

Police say 46-year-old Steven Seidl of McPherson and some other employees were moving train cars at the Union Pacific facility. Seidl died at the scene.

“The male was working with a crew moving train cars for loading when he was unfortunately struck and fatally injured,” said officer Charley Davidson, Wichita Police Department.

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