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Man struck and killed by train in Salisbury identified

(David Beaver-WBTV) (David Beaver-WBTV)
SALISBURY, NC (WBTV) -

A man struck and killed by a train in Salisbury on Wednesday night has been identified by police as 35-year-old Katrion Cowan.

The man's body was found by railroad workers after the train had come to a stop near Military Avenue in front of the old Cone Mills plant. It happened at 5:55 p.m. pm near Harrison Street.  

Cowan was hit by a northbound passenger train, according to police. The train was on the way from Charlotte to Raleigh.

The train was delayed approximately one hour and 20 minutes while local authorities investigated, a report stated.

The family has been notified of the man's death. 

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