Train/Pedestrian Fatality In Newton County

posted by Harold Mann - 

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The Newton County Sheriff’s Office continues to investigate Sunday night’s  train/pedestrian

fatality. Deputies responded to the Kansas City Southern Railroad tracks east of County Road

4181 in the Hartburg area where they found the body of 37-year old Amanda Lynn Burns, of

Orange, approximately 10 feet from the tracks. The conductor of the train says Burns was

jogging on the tracks and they sounded the horn with no response. An autopsy has been ordered.

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