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Person hit, killed by train near downtown Las Vegas

Updated August 21, 2019 - 12:12 pm

A pedestrian was struck and killed by a Union Pacific train near downtown Las Vegas on Wednesday morning.

The death was reported just after 7:45 a.m. along railroad tracks near West Owens Avenue and Stocker Street, just east of Interstate 15 and near the border between Las Vegas and North Las Vegas, according to Union Pacific spokesman Tim McMahan. The train crew was uninjured.

The agency did not release further details Wednesday.

The pedestrian will be identified by the Clark County coroner’s office after relatives have been notified.

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