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Person Dies After Being Struck By Train

Posted November 2, 2005

— Raleigh police say a man was hit by a train overnight.

A train conductor found a body on the railroad tracks near the intersection of

Hoke Street and Blount Street

around 1:30 a.m. Thursday.

Police believe the victim may have been struck earlier by a different train.

They have not yet identified the person.

Officials said the person is described as a black male, 40 to 50 years old, and standing about 5 feet 10 inches tall. He was wearing blue jeans, brown shoes, white socks, a pink shirt, and a black leather jacket with green, orange and black sleeves.

If you have any information that may help with the identification of the man, please call the Raleigh Police Department's Detective Division at

(919)-890-3555

.

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