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January 11, 2013

Pedestrian struck, killed by train in Tupelo

TUPELO, Miss. — Authorities say one person was killed after being struck by a train in downtown Tupelo.

Lee County Coroner Carolyn Green identified the victim as 16-year-old Ron Woods, a student at Tupelo High School.

Tupelo police tell WTVA TV the accident that killed Woods happened on the Burlington Northern-Santa Fe track around 12:15 p.m. Thursday

The Tupelo Public School District released a statement saying counselors will be at the school Friday to help students and staff.

 

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