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Man run over, killed by train in Durham

Posted October 11, 2010 8:50 a.m. EDT
Updated October 11, 2010 3:51 p.m. EDT

— 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.