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Man hit, killed by train in downtown Flagstaff over weekend

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Posted at 10:13 AM, Jul 20, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-20 13:13:15-04

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — A Flagstaff man who stood in the railroad tracks waving at an oncoming train then tried to escape its path was hit and killed.

Police say 24-year-old Allen Shaffer was struck Sunday afternoon near the train station in downtown Flagstaff.

Investigators are reviewing surveillance footage to learn more about how it happened.