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Man struck by train in Anna identified

ANNA, IL (KFVS) -

Police say a pedestrian was killed after being hit by an Amtrak train overnight Anna, Illinois.

According to Anna Police Chief Dale Foster, it happened shortly after 3 a.m. while the train was headed northbound through Anna.

Foster says 28-year-old Matthew Amezquita of Anna was pronounced dead at the scene. 

According to the chief, the man was laying between rails behind the Southern FS building at 307 Davie Street.

Foster says alcohol could have been a factor as a couple of beer cans were found laying beside the victim.

Police say no foul play is suspected.

Police say the incident is currently under investigation.

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