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Man hit by train killed in Durham

Posted May 12

— A man walking on railroad tracks near the intersection of Pettigrew and Dillard streets was killed Monday afternoon after he was hit by a freight train, police said. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The man's identity was not immediately known Monday afternoon, police said.

Intersections along Pettigrew Street at Dillard, Ramseur and Fayetteville streets were blocked due to the length of the stopped train.

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  • Obamacare returns again May 13, 10:46 a.m.

    Strange headline - so a man that was hit by a train was killed in Durham?? Was it later, and... View More

    — Posted by luvstoQ

    I thought the same thing.

    Was he dragged by the train from another town and finally killed in Durham?

  • 68_dodge_polara May 13, 9:37 a.m.

    Holy cow another one.

  • luvstoQ May 13, 9:20 a.m.

    Strange headline - so a man that was hit by a train was killed in Durham?? Was it later, and where was he killed??

    Sometimes I wonder what journalism students are really taught??

    Yes, I read the article and saw what happened, but you wouldn't know it by just the headline!!