A pedestrian was killed Monday afternoon after being struck by a train west of Wellington, according to the Sumner County Sheriff’s office.
The incident occurred two miles west of Wellington at the Burlington-Northern tracks, a victim was struck by a westbound freight train between the Tyler Road crossing and Edwards Road. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene by the Wellington Fire-EMS personnel.
The sheriff’s office did not release the name of the victim.
Deputies from the Sheriff’s Dept. and an official with BNSF were at the scene to investigate the incident.