Police identify man hit and killed by train in Joplin

Police identify man hit and killed by train in Joplin

Joplin Police release name of the man hit and killed by a train on New Year’s Eve.

The Joplin Police Department received a call about a train hitting a male on the tracks just before 7:00 p.m. on December 31st, 2018.

Officers responded to 3001 South Range Line and found a deceased male. They have identified him as Bryan D. Yochum, 31, of St. Louis, Missouri.

Authorities say a death investigation was conducted. No other details have been released.