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Police: Train fatally hit Missouri man in western Nebraska

August 6, 2020 GMT

SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. (AP) — A Missouri man has died after being hit by a train in western Nebraska’s Scottsbluff, police there said.

The incident happened early Wednesday morning, when police were called to railroad tracks where a man had been hit be a westbound train, the Scottsbluff Star-Herald reported.

Police Sgt. Lance Kite said the impact killed Michael Nolde, 56, of Missouri. The newspaper reported that Nolde had family members who live in Scottsbluff.

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Police interviewed witnesses and collected evidence at the scene and have said no foul play is suspected in Nolde’s death.