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Freight train hits, kills man in East Sacramento

Published: Friday, Jul. 25, 2014 - 9:19 am

A man walking on railroad tracks in East Sacramento was hit by a train and killed Friday morning, according to a Union Pacific spokesman.

The man was struck by a Union Pacific freight train on the tracks south of the Capitol City Freeway and west of the American River around 6 a.m., the railroad spokesman said.

The train crew sounded the freight’s horn, but the man did not leave the tracks. An investigation by Union Pacific is being conducted.

Call The Bee’s Bill Lindelof, (916) 321-1079.

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