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      GBI investigates train fatality in Remerton

      The Georgia Bureau of Investigations and the Remerton Police Department are investigating the death of a man killed by a train shortly after midnight Wednesday morning. / Google Maps


      The Georgia Bureau of Investigations and the Remerton Police Department are investigating the death of a man killed by a train shortly after midnight Wednesday morning.

      Around 12:05 Wednesday morning, the victim was near the railroad tracks that run across Baytree Road in Remerton when he was struck and killed by an approaching train.

      GBI special agent Steven Turner confirms to FOX 31 that the victim is a white male and is approximately 45 years old.

      At this time officials have not determined how or why he was on the railroad tracks.

      The investigation is ongoing and while investigators believe they know the identity of the victim, the name has not been released.

      If anyone has information about this incident, please contact the Remerton Police Department at (229) 247-2320.

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