UPDATE: Person hit and killed by train identified

Published: Apr. 8, 2016 at 9:55 AM EDT|Updated: Apr. 15, 2016 at 9:55 AM EDT
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LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - The name of a man hit and killed early Friday morning in Valley Station has been released.

Louisville Metro police were called to the rear of the Meijer at 9905 Dixie Highway shortly after 2 a.m. Officers found the victim, Paul Michael Gribbons, 32, of Valley Station, dead.

LMPD spokeswoman Alicia Smiley said a preliminary investigation indicates Gribbons had been sitting near the tracks when the southbound train clipped him.

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Jefferson County deputy coroner David Wood said Gribbons died from blunt force injuries.

The LMPD Homicide Unit is investigating. Foul play is not suspected.

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