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Police identify victim in fatal train accident

MCKENZIE, Tennessee – Police have identified the victim of a fatal train crash.

According to McKenzie Police, 30-year-old Christopher Austin Tyler Jackson was found dead Saturday morning.

According to police, officers were dispatched to the area of ​​Hamilton Street and South Stonewall in McKenzie around 5:30 a.m. on June 8 after a railroad company reported that a person had been struck by a train.

According to police, officers found a dead man when they arrived at the scene.

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A WBBJ 7 Eyewitness News source told us that the train was forced to apply the emergency brakes to make an emergency stop. Our crews arrived on scene and saw CSX Railway Company employees, police officers and also several passersby present.

McKenzie Police have not released any further details at this time. If you have any information regarding this incident, please contact them at (731) 352-2265.

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