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Posted at 7:21 AM ET, 07/26/2010

Man found dead on tracks in Kensington

By Mike McPhate

A man was found dead on train tracks near the Kensington MARC station on Howard Avenue Sunday, Montgomery County police said.

The body was spotted by a conductor at about 1:17 p.m. on the eastbound tracks about 50 yards east of the station. A preliminary investigation suggested he was struck by a train, police said. The last time a train had crossed the section of tracks was about 9:30 a.m., police said.

An investigation is ongoing.

-- Mike McPhate

By Mike McPhate  | July 26, 2010; 7:21 AM ET
Categories:  Crime and Public Safety, Maryland, Traffic and Transportation  
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Comments

Not a good way to go. Poor guy.

Posted by: brandip_77 | July 26, 2010 10:59 AM | Report abuse

Walking along train tracks at the wrong time is normally a mistake you only get to make once.

Posted by: BigDaddy651 | July 26, 2010 12:20 PM | Report abuse

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