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Man Killed by Train Identified

CLIFTON, Colo. - The Mesa County Coroner's office identifies the man killed by a train under the 32 Rd. overpass in Clifton Monday night.

According to the Mesa County Coroner's Office, 49-year-old Michael Kelly died of multiple blunt force injuries and rules the death an accident.

In his report, the Coroner finds Kelly appeared to be homeless and traveled a lot. The report couldn't find any permanent residence, but found ties in Colorado and California.

Kelley's blood alcohol level at the time of his death was 0.327%.

On Monday, September 10th after 7:30 p.m., the conductor of a train traveling through the Clifton area called into emergency dispatch that a man had been hit on the tracks.


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