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Train hits, kills man in downtown Austin

(Austonia)

A Union Pacific cargo train hit a man in his 40s, killing him Thursday morning, Austin police said.


The train's driver called the police after the train hit the man at around 12:45 a.m. in the 300 block of Orchard Street, near Fifth Street and Lamar Boulevard.

Police have not released the identity of the man.

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