Train strikes, kills person in DeKalb County

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DEKALB, COUNTY, Ala. – Authorities have identified a man who died after being struck by a train Saturday afternoon.

DeKalb County Sheriff Nick Welden confirmed Mark Dudley Hixon, 53 of Rainsville, died when he was struck by a train near Highway 11 just outside of Collinsville.

The call came in about 1:30 pm. DeKalb County Deputies, Collinsville Police Officers, and Collinsville Fire Department responded to the scene. 

Officials are still investigating.

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