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SHAWNEE, Kan. (AP) -
Authorities are investigating a deadly accident at a FedEx facility in suburban Kansas City.
Shawnee police said officers were called around 3:40 p.m. Saturday to the facility. Witnesses said the victim fell under the wheels of a tandem tractor-trailer rig that was attempting to leave the facility.
Police said it wasn't clear what caused the victim to fall. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. The name of the victim wasn't immediately released, pending notification of relatives.
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