17-year-old struck by train on west side of Omaha

Sep 3, 2014

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a man has been killed by a train on the west side of Omaha.

A conductor called Douglas County dispatchers about 2:15 a.m. Wednesday to report that the man had been standing on the tracks near Ta-Ha-Zouka Park and was struck by the westbound train.

The Douglas County Sheriff's Department has identified the victim as 17-year-old Dylan Johnson of Elkhorn. An autopsy is scheduled and the incident remains under investigation.

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