BNSF employee in Kansas dies after falling into grain car

Kansas City, Kansas, officials say an employee of the BNSF Railway died after he fell into a train car full of grain.

The accident happened Monday at railroad yards in Kansas City, Kansas. The employee's name has not been released.

Fire department deputy chief Craig Duke says the man, who was in his 40s, fell into the train car while grain was being transferred from the car to a semi-trailer truck.

KCTV5 reports that when firefighters arrived, rail crews were trying to remove the grain from the train car. They found the man's body near the bottom of the car.

No other injuries were reported.