Unconscious pedestrian fatally struck by train in Warren County - KMOV.com

Unconscious pedestrian fatally struck by train in Warren County

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WARREN COUNTY, Mo. (KMOV.com) - Authorities in Warren County are investigating why a pedestrian was unconscious near railroad tracks Sunday night after the victim was struck twice by a passing train that claimed his life.

Missouri State Troopers report the train hit the victim’s hand causing him to wake-up when he was struck again by the wheel housing of the second train car.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. He is identified as Eric Korte, 30, from Wright City.

The incident happened along the Norfolk Southern Railroad Tracks just west of Highway H just before 11 p.m. Sunday.

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