Man dies after being struck by train in railroad yard
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Man dies after being struck by train in railroad yard

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GARY — A 61-year-old man died after he was struck by a train in a railroad yard early Tuesday.

The Hobart man was struck at Canadian National Railway Co.'s Kirk Yard rail facility at 1 N. Buchanan St. in Gary, according to a Lake County coroner's office report.

The coroner was called to the scene at 6:19 a.m. along with Gary police and Canadian National police. The man was pronounced dead at 8 a.m., the report said.

Recent arrests booked into Lake County Jail

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