- Associated Press - Sunday, August 6, 2017

LAVA HOT SPRINGS, Idaho (AP) - Officials with Idaho State Police are investigating after an Oregon man was killed by a Union Pacific freight train in eastern Idaho.

According to ISP, 42-year-old Howard B. Thibault of Milwaukie, Oregon was laying across the railroad tracks just outside of Lava Hot Springs on Saturday when he was struck by a westbound train.

Officers say Thibault succumbed to his injuries at the scene.

ISP has not yet released any more details about the incident.


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