Coroner releases identity of man struck, killed by train in Buechel

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by Amy Stallings

WHAS11.com

Posted on July 18, 2013 at 8:00 AM

Updated Tuesday, Jul 30 at 2:03 PM

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) -- A man is dead after being struck by a train late Wednesday night.

The accident happened around 11:30 p.m. at Bardstown Road and Farmview Avenue in Buechel.

Police said they were called to the scene on a report of a pedestrian struck by a train. When officers arrived they said they found the body of a man lying near the tracks.

The coroner said 39-year-old Shoun Paul Balevre suffered multiple injuries after being hit by a Norfolk Southern train and he died of those injuries at 12:05 a.m. Thursday.

Right now, police said this is a death investigation and they are not sure why the man was on the tracks.

 

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