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Man hit by train identified by Sacramento coroner

The Sacramento County Coroner’s Office has identified a Sacramento man who was struck and killed by a train over the weekend.

He was listed on the coroner’s website as 47-year-old Jeffrey Scott Amaral.

Amaral’s body was found at the tracks west of Napa Avenue near Power Inn Road. Sacramento Fire Department personnel first reported that Amaral had suffered fatal injuries after being hit by a train.

Sacramento Police and Union Pacific Railroad police responded to the scene around 1 a.m. Sunday. No signs of foul play were observed.

Bill Lindelof: 916-321-1079, @Lindelofnews