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Man hit, killed by Amtrak train in Durham

Posted January 1, 2016 1:32 p.m. EST
Updated January 2, 2016 7:15 p.m. EST

A pedestrian died Jan. 1, 2016, after getting hit by an Amtrak passenger train near the intersection of North LaSalle and West Pettigrew streets in Durham.

— A man died Friday afternoon after getting hit by an Amtrak passenger train in Durham, authorities said.

The westbound train hit 54-year-old Paul Klemmer on the tracks in the 3500 block of Hillsborough Road at about 12:30 p.m.

None of the 96 passengers on the train was hurt.

The accident remains under investigation.