COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Authorities say a man died after he was hit by a train near downtown Colorado Springs.

The Gazette reports the 30-year-old man, whose name has not been released, was lying on the tracks when he was struck Tuesday afternoon. He died at a hospital.

Investigators have not said why the man was on the tracks, and there is no legal crossing near where he was hit.

No other information was released.

Information from: The Gazette,

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