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Two die when train hits pedestrians at Gallup

GALLUP, N.M. (AP) - Gallup, N.M., police say two men walking on the railroad tracks on the city's east side were hit and killed by a freight train early Friday.
/ Source: KOB-TV

GALLUP, N.M. (AP) - Gallup, N.M., police say two men walking on the railroad tracks on the city's east side were hit and killed by a freight train early Friday.

Police spokesman Sgt. Matt Wright says the double fatality occurred about 1 a.m. when the two were struck by a westbound Burlington Northern Santa Fe freight train.

The men were pronounced dead at the scene.

Their names were not released. Wright says officers are trying to notify the men's relatives.

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