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Le Mars Man dies after being struck by Train

Mon 8-5-2019 Le Mars, IA

(Le Mars)-A Le Mars man has died after being struck by a train early Sunday morning.

Police have identified the victim as 30-year-old Kyle Beach.

Authorities says that at about 12:15 a.m. Sunday, Le Mars Fire and Ambulance were called to the railroad crossing in the 100 block of First Avenue SW for an accident.

Police say Beach was reportedly lying on the railroad tracks when train conductors spotted him.   The conductors began emergency braking.

The Union Pacific train was unable to stop, killing Beach. The incident remains under investigation.

Thanks to affiliate Storm Lake Radio.