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Deputies: Train hits, kills pedestrian near Jacksonville


JACKSONVILLE, Florida — A Norfolk Southern freight train struck and killed a pedestrian near Jacksonville.

The crash happened Monday night in a wooded area near the Trout River.

The Florida Times-Union ( ) reports the engineer told authorities he saw the pedestrian near the track but couldn't stop in time.

The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office is investigating.

No further details were immediately available.

Information from: The (Jacksonville) Florida Times-Union,

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