Authorities Identify Latest Train Strike Casualty

Authorities have identified the man who was struck and killed by a train on the Third Street tracks Tuesday night.

33-year-old James Blythe was pronounced dead at the scene, about 90 minutes after he was struck by the train on the tracks between Ash and Laurel.

An autopsy will be held Thursday, and the death remains under investigation by Springfield police and the coroner’s office.

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