A St. Joseph man died when hit by a train overnight in Andrew County, the Missouri State Highway Patrol reported.

George W. Holmes III, 42, was killed when he was struck by a Burlington Northern freight train about 3 a.m. Saturday. Patrol Sgt. Corey Root said the incident occurred near the Andrew-Buchanan county line.

No other details were available. Sgt. Root said the patrol is investigating the accident.

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