Sarcoxie man dies after being hit by a train


JASPER COUNTY, Mo. (KY3) – A man from Sarcoxie has died after being struck by a train on Christmas Day near Joplin.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol crash report, 26-year-old Ranon Chiles died when a Kansas City Southern Locomotive hit him on the railroad tracks.

The incident happened just north of Joplin around 9:45 p.m. Sunday.

This is Troop D’s 134th fatality in 2022.


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