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Update: Man killed in Abilene train accident identified

Published On: Dec 01 2012 06:41:44 PM CST
Updated On: Dec 03 2012 10:24:21 PM CST
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ABILENE, Texas -

Mark Karazuas, 36, has been identified as the man killed Saturday afternoon after he was hit by a train in South Abilene.

Abilene police say the conductor of the Union Pacific train was traveling west and saw the man lying on the tracks above the Pine Street overpass.

The conductor tried but was unable to stop the train.

The train finally came to a stop at South 1st and Victoria streets.

The area was reopened to traffic just before 5 p.m. Saturday.

Police continue to investigate.