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Tempe police release name of man killed by train

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Posted: Monday, May 20, 2013 4:26 pm | Updated: 7:20 pm, Fri May 24, 2013.

Authorities have released the identity of a man who was fatally struck by a train in Tempe.

Tempe police say 27-year-old Shane Tsosie was the man killed when he was struck by a southbound Union Pacific train about 7:40 a.m. Sunday.

Police say Tsosie was on the tracks near 10th and 11th streets when he was struck.

It wasn't immediately clear Monday if Tsosie was a Tempe resident.

The train conductor reported the collision to the police.

Police say an investigation into the fatal accident is continuing.

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