One person dead after being hit by train in Jacksonville

One person dead after being hit by train in Jacksonville
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POSTED: Sunday, November 27, 2011 - 2:51pm

UPDATED: Sunday, November 27, 2011 - 5:17pm

UPDATE : Jacksonville Police have identified the victim as 21 year old Brandal Dustin Shepard of Jacksonville. Police say they believe Shepard was wearing headphones and did not hear the train approaching him. Officials believe Shepard died due to blunt force trauma. An autopsy has been ordered.


UPDATE : Multiple streets are being blocked by the train, which is still stopped on the tracks. Bolton Street, Jackson Street, Main Street and Ragsdale are all being blocked in downtown Jacksonville.


Jacksonville Police Department confirms with KETK that a person was hit by a train today in Jacksonville near Woodrow Street in downtown Jacksonville.

The person died as a result of collision.

KETK will bring you updates on this story as they become available.

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