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Man identified in vehicle-train accident

By The Associated Press

BUFFALO, W.Va. – Police have identified a Buffalo man who died after his pickup truck collided with a train at a crossing.

Charles Harrison, 73, was driving the pickup across an unguarded crossing when a Norfolk Southern train hit the vehicle, according to the Putnam County Sheriff’s Department.

The accident occurred Tuesday on W.Va. 62, just south of Buffalo. Harrison was pronounced dead at the scene.

A witness told deputies that the train’s horn was blowing when the collision occurred.

The road was shut down temporarily while the accident was being investigated.

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