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DeKalb man struck by train, killed

DeKALB - A DeKalb man was struck by a train and killed Sunday morning.

Matthew T. Halverson, 50, whose last known address was in DeKalb, was pronounced dead at the scene of the collision shortly after 4:30 a.m. Sunday, according to a new release from DeKalb County Coroner Dennis Miller.

Halverson was on the tracks just west of the First Street crossing in DeKalb when he was struck, according to the release.

Officials do not believe foul play was involved, but the death remains under investigation by DeKalb Police and Miller's office, according to the release.

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