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Man killed when struck by FrontRunner commuter train in Orem

January 2, 2019

OREM, Utah (AP) — Authorities say a man was killed Wednesday when struck by a FrontRunner commuter train in Orem.

The Utah Transit Authority says the man was struck by a northbound train near a station and resulted in northbound rail service delays during the tail end of the morning commute.

UTA spokesman Carl Arky said the man was trespassing at a location not designated for crossing the tracks.

UTA police Lt. Mike Thiede with train tried to brake before the crash.

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