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Authorities: Man struck, killed by train in Blount County

June 2nd, 2013 5:29 pm by Hayes Hickman, Knoxville News Sentinel

Authorities: Man struck, killed by train in Blount County

Blount County authorities are investigating the death of a 19-year-old man who was found dead early this morning after apparently being struck by a train.

The Blount County Rescue Squad was called at 4:13 a.m. to assist the Blount County Sheriff’s Office in the search and recovery of the victim near the rail crossing at Mt. Tabor Road and Inverness Drive, said Laura Osgood, rescue squad spokeswoman.

“They found him about 300 yards from that crossing,” she said.

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