Man hit by train in Waldorf

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A man was struck by a train and killed in Charles County Tuesday, authorities said.

Charles County Sheriff's Office reported that the man who was sitting on the tracks was struck by a CSX train near Industrial Park Drive in Waldorf.

The man was identified as Jose Ramirez-Lopez, 43, of Waldorf. It’s unknown why he was on the tracks but witnesses said he’d been drinking alcohol prior to being hit.

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