Man hit, killed by Amtrak passenger train in Albany, Oregon

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ALBANY, Oregon — Police say a man was hit and killed Tuesday night in Albany, Oregon, by a southbound Amtrak passenger train.

The Albany Democrat-Herald reports ( ) that police Lt. Marv Hammersley says a caller reported the collision at about 7:30 p.m.

It happened at the railroad crossing at Madison Street Southeast near Sixth Avenue.

The man's name was not immediately released.

The newspaper says it was at least the third railroad-related death in the Albany area this year.

Information from: Albany Democrat-Herald,

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