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Police identify man killed after being hit by train near Herculaneum

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JEFFERSON COUNTY, Mo. (KMOV.com) -

(KMOV.com) – Authorities have identified the man who was hit and killed by a train in Pevely, Missouri around 4:15 p.m. on Sunday.

Police said John Bowling, 24, was walking on the tracks when he was struck by the train. The incident happened on Market and Cherry Lane.

The conductor of the coal freight train sounded its horn, but Bowling did not respond. It is still unclear why he was on the tracks.

Pevely is located about 10 minutes west of Herculaneum, Missouri. Herculaneum is about 30 minutes south of St. Louis.

Crews responded to the scene, where the victim was pronounced dead.

The investigation is ongoing.

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