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RICHMOND, Va. -- Authorities are investigating after a man was fatally struck by an Amtrak train in South Richmond Sunday evening.

Richmond Police said a man's body was discovered on the tracks at 5:55 p.m. between Hull Street and Broad Rock Boulevard.

The scene is not far from McGuire VA Medical Center.

No additional details were available at last check.

The victim's name has not yet been released.

Man killed by train (SOURCE: WTVR CBS 6 Photojournalist Dwight Nixon.)

Man killed by train (SOURCE: WTVR CBS 6 Photojournalist Dwight Nixon.)

Back in July, one person was killed when a car was struck by a Norfolk-bound Amtrak train on Broad Rock Boulevard near E. Belt Boulevard. That is not far from the scene of tonight's incident.

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