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Police said they found a man by railroad tracks near South Clinton Street after he was apparently struck by a train.

Police were sent to the railroad tracks between Jackson and Cherry Streets at about 2:30 a.m. Saturday, July 14, 2012.

They arrived to find a stopped Union Pacific Train.  Personnel on the train reported they might have hit a pedestrian on the tracks.

Thomas Weidel, 52, was found on the south side of the tracks.  He was conscious but suffered an apparent head injury.   He was treated at a local hospital.

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