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Man killed by train in Madison County

State Troopers and railroad police are investigating why the pedestrian was on the tracks.

Posted: Sep 29, 2019 8:54 PM
Updated: Sep 30, 2019 7:14 PM

A man is dead after he was hit on the tracks when a train came through the crossing near Ryland Pike and Dug Hill Road.

A spokesperson for Huntsville Emergency Medical Services Inc., Don Webster, told WAAY 31 the call came in at 7:18 p.m. on Sunday. Officials couldn't release the man's name, age or where he is from.

State Troopers and railroad police are investigating.

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