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Johnston County man killed by train

Posted June 27, 2009 9:47 p.m. EDT

— A 35-year-old man died Saturday after being hit by a train in downtown Micro, Johnston County Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman Tammy Amaon said.

Joe Miller, of Micro, was lying on the tracks, located across Field and Railroad streets, when a train hit him around 2:30 a.m.

Miller died on the way to the hospital, Amaon said.