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Man struck and killed by train

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A man was struck and killed by a CSX train Sunday morning.

The Ashtabula County Coroner's office says the accident happened near the S.R. 20 overpass in Geneva Township.

An investigator with the office that a man was walking along the tracks and sat down as a train was approaching.

The man attempted to move off of the tracks, but he lost his footing and was hit.

The coroner's office says that alcohol was a factor.

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