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PIKE COUNTY, MO (KTVI) – Saturday morning at 1:40 am, 72-year-old Emilio Cortez was struck and killed by a train at Ninth Street and Maryland Street in Pike County.  A Missouri State Highway Patrol report states that Cortez was laying on the railroad tracks when he was killed by a Kansas City Southern locomotive.