Tennessee Man Fatally Hit By Train In Missouri

Tennessee Man Fatally Hit By Train In Missouri

CREATED Mar 11, 2014 - UPDATED: Mar 11, 2014

O'FALLON, Mo. (AP) - A Tennessee man is dead after being struck by a train while walking on tracks in suburban St. Louis.

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported that 22-year-old Giuseppe Aracri of Cottontown, Tennessee, was struck by an eastbound Norfolk Southern train about 10 p.m. Monday in O'Fallon, Mo. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

It wasn't clear why Aracri was on the tracks.

An investigation continues.

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