One man dead after being hit by train

One man dead after being hit by train. (WICS)

We now know the name of the man killed by a train Tuesday night in Springfield.

Officials have identified him as 33-year-old James Blythe.

It happened Tuesday around 9 p.m. by the train near South Second Street & Oak Street on the 3rd Street railroad tracks.

Blythe was pronounced dead at the scene. No other vehicles were involved.

An autopsy is scheduled for Thursday.

The incident remains under investigation.

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