Man dies after being hit by train in Morton

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MORTON, Miss. (WJTV) – According to the Scott County coroner, a man was killed after being hit by a train on Wednesday.

The incident happened in Morton. The coroner identified the victim as Emmanuel Molina Vera.

Officials believe Vera was sitting on the tracks and was possibly asleep when he was hit by the train.

The train was operated by Kansas City Southern Lines. According to the coroner, the death is expected to ruled accidental.

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