- Associated Press - Friday, June 30, 2017

CREOLA, Ala. (AP) - The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency says a man has died after a being struck by a train.

AL.com reports that 46-year-old Eight Mile resident Corey Lynn Arnold died Thursday after a Norfolk Southern train hit him in Mobile County. State troopers say he was attempting to move a parked tow truck from the railroad track when he was struck at 3 p.m. Arnold was pronounced dead at the scene.

Trooper Kevin Cook says Arnold had stopped on the tracks to disconnect from a vehicle that he had just pulled out of a ditch.

Troopers are investigating.

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