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Man hit by train killed in Durham

Posted May 12, 2014 4:59 p.m. EDT
Updated May 12, 2014 5:01 p.m. EDT

— 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.