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Man hit, killed by train in Durham

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DURHAM, N.C. -

Durham police say a man walking along tracks was hit and killed by a train Monday afternoon.

Police identified the victim Tuesday as Jerome Brandon, 31, of Durham. Police said Brandon was hit by an eastbound freight train near the intersection of Pettigrew and Dillard streets.

Police say the man was walking along the tracks when he was hit. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Motorists are asked to avoid the areas of Pettigrew and Dillard streets, Pettigrew and Ramseur streets, and Pettigrew and Fayetteville streets while police conduct an investigation into the death.

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