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Pedestrian Killed in Train Crash Near Jacksonville

Pedestrian Killed in Train Crash Near Jacksonville
Posted at 6:10 AM, Mar 03, 2015
and last updated 2015-03-03 06:10:00-05

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A Norfolk Southern freight train struck and killed a pedestrian near Jacksonville.

The crash happened Monday night in a wooded area near the Trout River.

The Florida Times-Union reports the engineer told authorities he saw the pedestrian near the track but couldn't stop in time.

The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office is investigating.

No further details were immediately available.

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Information from: The (Jacksonville) Florida Times-Union, http://www.jacksonville.com