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E'town resident killed by train has been identified

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Officials have identified the man who was struck by a train Wednesday night near Cox Lane in Elizabethtown.

Harold Haire, 53, of Elizabethtown died as a result of injuries sustained in the collision, said Sgt. Tim Cleary of Elizabethtown Police Department. He was dead at the scene.

Police were called just after 11 p.m. Wednesday in reference to a train striking a man, Cleary said. Police were assisted by Elizabethtown Fire Department and Hardin County Coroner Dr. Bill Lee.

EPD is investigating, Cleary said, and an autopsy will be completed today in Louisville.

See Friday's print edition of The News-Enterprise for more coverage.