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Man run over, killed by train in Durham

A man died Monday morning after being run over by a train in a wooded area at the T.W. Alexander Drive crossing near Miami Boulevard, according to Durham police.

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Man killed by train in Durham
DURHAM, N.C. — A man died Monday morning after being run over by a train in a wooded area at the T.W. Alexander Drive crossing near Miami Boulevard, according to Durham police.

An Amtrak train hit the man at 7:24 a.m. Police spokeswoman Kammie Michael said it appeared that Fasil Aynu, 31, of Morrisville, intentionally walked onto the tracks.

No one on the train was injured, Michael said.
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