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Man struck and killed by train in Franklin Township

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PORTAGE COUNTY, OH (WOIO) -
The Portage County Sheriff's Office is investigating the death of Edward Dye,43, of Hudson.  

On Thursday March 20, at around 12:20 a.m. the Portage County Sheriff's Office received a call from the Norfolk Southern Railroad Police.  

Railroad officers reported that one of their trains had just struck a person who had been trespassing on the railroad tracks.  

The incident occurred near Ravenna Road and Diagonal Road in Franklin Township.

When officers located Dye he was conscious but after a short period of time he became unresponsive and was pronounced deceased at the scene.  

Dye was transported to the Summit County Medical Examiner for an autopsy to be conducted. 

The Portage County Sheriff's Office will continue to conduct the investigation with the assistance of the Norfolk Southern Railroad Police.  

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