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Man sitting on tracks hit, killed by train

A man sitting on railroad tracks in Lincolnton is dead after he was hit by a train early Sunday morning, according to police.

Johnny Kenneth Roseboro was sitting on the train tracks near the 1200 block of East Gaston Street when he was hit. The train's conductor and engineer said a man, later identified of Roseboro, was sitting on the tracks and wouldn't respond to the train's horn.

Medic pronounced Roseboro dead on scene. Officials are investigating the incident.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Lincolnton Police Department at 704-736-8900 or Crime Stoppers at 704-736-8909, where a reward is possible.

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