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Man hit and killed by freight train in West Charlotte

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CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - A man was found dead near some railroad tracks in West Charlotte Tuesday morning.  Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police believe he was hit by a CSX train.

Lozano Polio Charles, 38, was found lying between the northbound and southbound CSX railroad tracks near the intersection of Mount Holly Road at I-485 just before 7:30 Tuesday morning.

A CSX employee discovered the body.  

According to police, sometime between 4 pm Monday and 7:30 am Tuesday, Charles was struck and killed by a CSX train.  His family has been notified.

Police are still investigating and have not said what may have led up to Charles' death.

Any witnesses are asked to call Detective S. Williams at 704-336-8862.

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