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Man killed while walking dog on train tracks

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BARTOW COUNTY, GA (CBS46) -

A train struck and killed a pedestrian walking his dog on the railroad tracks in Bartow County. The incident happened in the area of Sugar Valley Road and Cassville Road around 5:20 p.m.

Bartow County sheriff's office identified the pedestrian as Donald Eugene Brock, 44, of Cartersville.

CSX reported the incident to BCSO. The train sounded its horn several times to warn the Brock of its approach. He did not respond to the warning according to a press release issued by BCSO.

Attempts were made to resuscitate Brock, but were not successful. Brock was pronounced dead and taken to Cartersville Medical Center. Autopsy will be performed by Georgia Bureau of Investigation medical examiner.

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