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Oshkosh man dies after being hit by train on East Parkway Avenue, police investigate

OSHKOSH – A 23-year-old Oshkosh man died Sunday evening after being struck by a train.

Officers were dispatched to a 911 call at 6:53 p.m. Sunday for a report of a male pedestrian on East Parkway Avenue who had been struck by a northbound train, Oshkosh police said in a news release.

When officers arrived, they found the man who had been hit and he was pronounced dead at the scene.

The OPD Accident Investigation Team and detectives responded to the scene and continued to investigate the incident Sunday evening.

The train was held at the scene for investigation and as a result, the rail lines south of East Parkway to East 15th Avenue were closed Sunday evening.

Anyone with information about the incident can contact Oshkosh police at 920-236-5700 or remain anonymous by calling Winnebago County Crime Stoppers at 920-231-8477 or using the P3 app.

No further details were immediately released Sunday evening.

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Brandon Reid is editor of the Oshkosh Northwestern. Contact him at 920-686-2984 or breid@gannett.com, or follow him at @breidHTRNews.

This article originally appeared on Oshkosh Northwestern: Oshkosh man dies after being hit by train, police investigate

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