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Man killed by CSX Train in Newport News

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Posted at 7:33 PM, Sep 24, 2015
and last updated 2015-10-06 13:05:38-04

Newport News, Va. – A 61-year-old man was killed in Newport News on Thursday night after he was hit by a CSX Train.

Officials say they received a call about the incident at 6:10 p.m.

The incident happened under the J.  Clyde Morris Boulevard overpass.

Police and medics found a man dead at the scene.

Witnesses say the man was standing next to the tracks and stepped into the path of the train.

A medical examiner says the man committed suicide.