Man who was struck by Train Identified

A male victim who was hit and killed by a train on Saturday in Franklin County has been identified.  Sheriff’s deputies responded to the train tracks on Route 149 east of River Road, west of Zeigler, after reports of a person being hit by a train. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene by the county coroner. The man has been identified as Berthel E. Semon of the Hurst-Bush area. The death is still under investigation.

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