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Man dies after being struck by train in downtown Nashville

NASHVILLE, TN (WSMV) -

Authorities have identified the man who died after being struck by a train Tuesday night in downtown Nashville.

Robert Turner, 53, was hit about 8:45 p.m. near 11th Avenue North and Charlotte Avenue.

Investigators aren't sure why Turner, who was homeless, was on the tracks at the time.

The conductor stopped the CSX train and called 911 after the collision, police said.

Turner was transported to Vanderbilt University Medical Center where he died Tuesday night.

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