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Deaf man killed by train in Four Oaks

A train hit and killed a man sitting beside railroad tracks in Johnston County Wednesday night.

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FOUR OAKS, N.C. — A train hit and killed a man sitting beside railroad tracks in Johnston County Wednesday night.

Four Oaks police say the 38-year-old was deaf and was drinking. The man’s name was not released.

The incident happened between Baker and Tucker streets. Train service was running again Thursday morning.

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