Man struck, killed by train in Nashville identified

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NASHVILLE, Tenn.--Metro Nashville Police have identified the man struck and killed by a train on Friday.

Police say 52-year-old Donald Wayne Harvill Jr. was identified as the victim through fingerprints.

Police say it appears Harvill was sitting on the tracks around 3:20 Friday morning when he failed to acknowledge several bursts of the oncoming train's horn.

He was struck and killed on the tracks between Old Dry Creek Road and the 1 Mile Parkway overpass.

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