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February 24, 2021: Man Killed by Boxcar Door

An unidentified man was crushed to death by a boxcar door. The accident occurred aboard a moving Union Pacific freight train in Osawatomie, KS on Wednesday.
According to authorities, the man was standing partially outside the doorway of the boxcar when the door closed on him. A local contractor saw the man trapped in the door as the train passed him and called 911.
The incident is currently under investigation. Deputies do not believe foul play is a factor in this tragedy.

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