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Police identify man hit, killed by Rail Runner train

Updated: 10/21/2013 1:34 PM | Created: 10/21/2013 9:12 AM
By: Elizabeth Reed, KOB.com

Bernalillo police have identified the man hit and killed by a Rail Runner train over the weekend.

Joseph Sandoval, Jr. of Torreon, N.M., was killed Saturday night. According to police, he was visiting his brother in Bernalillo and had told him he was going to walk to the casino.

A Rail Runner spokesperson said the train operator saw someone lying near the train tracks, but didn't realize someone was hit until the train arrived in Santa Fe.

Police are now waiting for medical investigators to release a toxicology report.


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