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Redding, California — November 10, 2013

The sheriff’s department in Shasta County confirmed that a man was killed Sunday when he was hit by a train in Redding.

The accident occurred approximately 200 yards south of South Street near downtown Redding when Rory Graham, 56, was hit by a train at approximately 3:15 p.m. The Shasta County Sheriff’s Department did not say why Mr. Graham was on the tracks at the time of the accident.

Mr. Graham was declared dead at the scene.

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