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Victim hit and killed by train identified

Emergency responders arrive to find a man hit and killed by a train in Buechel on Wednesday night. Emergency responders arrive to find a man hit and killed by a train in Buechel on Wednesday night.

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – A pedestrian died Wednesday night after being hit by a train in the Buechel area.

Police say it happened around 11:30, near the intersection of Bardstown Road and Farmview Avenue.

The Jefferson County Coroner's office identified him Thursday morning as 39-year-old Shoun Balevere.

A crew member aboard a Norfolk Southern train called and reported the incident.

When emergency crews arrived on the scene, they walked the tracks and found the person who had been hit. Balevere died at the scene.

It is unclear why Balevere was on the track.

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