Train traffic in Newton blocked due to a fatal pedestrian accident

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NEWTON, Kan. (KSNW) – Harvey County Communications said train traffic through Newton is blocked due to a morning fatal pedestrian accident involving a train.

Harvey County said 12th Street and Spencer crossings are open, and they advise drivers to go around U.S. 50 and Meridian to get around the stopped trains.

It is unknown how long trains will be held up.

Officials haven’t released the identity of the victim.

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