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Pedestrian struck and killed by train in Stanley

STANLEY Police in the Gaston County town of Stanley are investigating the death of a man hit from behind by a train Thursday afternoon.

Authorities say two children discovered the body beside the tracks in the 800 block of North Main Street near the intersection of Mariposa Road.

According to police, headphones were found near the body.

The victim’s name has not been released.

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