Man Fatally Struck by Train in Clifton

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A man is killed in Mesa County after being struck by a train on Tuesday night.

Mesa County deputies were dispatched at about 11:30 p.m. to the scene at 33 Road and the railroad tracks in Clifton.

Authorities say the victim was trespassing on the tracks when he was hit.

Deputies and the Mesa County coroner were able to identify the man early Wednesday morning and notify his next of kin, who reside locally.

The coroner still has not publically revealed the man’s name or why he was on the railroad tracks.

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