Pedestrian killed by train near Henryetta

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OKMULGEE COUNTY, Okla. — Quick facts:

  • Troopers with the Oklahoma Highway Patrol say someone is dead after a train accident north of Henryetta.
  • They say a white, male pedestrian was seen walking south on the railroad tracks near Conifer Road south of Schulter around noon Saturday, prompting the train to sound its horn for a mile.
  • Investigators say the train was unable to stop and hit the man, who they say was 30 years old.
  • The man died at the scene.
  • Officials say the Burlington Northern train had 98 cars.
  • The incident is under investigation.

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