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Pedestrian killed by train in Pittsburg County

Posted: 8:54 PM, Apr 15, 2019
Updated: 2019-04-16 01:54:23Z
OHP investigates train vs. pedestrian fatality

A man was killed on Monday after he was hit by a train in Pittsburg County, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol says.

The man, who has not yet been identified, was running and ran into the path of a Union Pacific train just before noon, OHP says.

The pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene, which was just south of Shady Grove Road.

The train’s conductor and a passenger were not injured, according to the report.

The fatality incident still is under investigation.

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