FATAL TRAIN-PEDESTRIAN ACCIDENT IN DEFIANCE

Police in Defiance are investigating a fatal train-pedestrian accident that occurred just before 3am this (Thur.) morning in the city.  A CSX train struck a male victim on the tracks between Clinton Street and Wayne Avenue.  Police discovered the victim, who had died in the accident, and was pronounced dead at the scene by the Defiance County Coroner.  The name of the male victim is being withheld pending notification of family members.  The Defiance Fire Department also responded to the accident site.

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