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Freight Train Strikes, Kills Man In Palo Alto

PALO ALTO (CBS SF) -- A male victim was struck and killed by a Union Pacific Railroad Co. freight train Monday evening in Palo Alto, a Caltrain spokeswoman said.

The victim was hit at about 9:30 p.m. on the Caltrain track, spokeswoman Jayme Ackemann said.

The train remained stopped at about 10:20 p.m. while the coroner was en route, she said.

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