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Biloxi man walking on tracks is hit, killed by train

BILOXI, MS (WLOX) -

BILOXI, MS (WLOX) - A Biloxi man died Thursday afternoon when he was hit by a train near Querens Avenue. It happened around 2:30pm.

Witnesses told police the man was walking westbound along the tracks when the train, headed in the same direction, began blowing its horn. The witnesses said they yelled at the man to get off the tracks, but their warnings were ignored.

Harrison County Coroner Gary Hargrove identified the man as 46-year-old Walter Sharkey.

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