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Lawrence man killed by train in Iowa

May 25, 2013

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— Authorities have identified a man killed by a train in western Iowa as a Kansas man.

Harrison County Sheriff Patrick Sears said Friday that 59-year-old Alan C. Nelson of Lawrence, Kan., died Monday after being struck by a Union Pacific train just east of the Missouri River. Sears said the death has been ruled a suicide.

The Omaha World-Herald reported the 110-car train was carrying freight from California to Chicago.

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