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UPDATE: HENDERSON, Ky. (9/3/18) — A Henderson man injured around midnight on the railroad tracks near the intersection of Powell and Atkinson streets has died.

Henderson County Coroner Bruce Farmer reported Gary Lee Fulkerson Jr. 46, died as a result of injuries sustained after being hit by a CSX train. He was rushed from the scene to Methodist Hospital following the incident.

The coroner said the main cause of death was blunt force trauma. He has ordered a toxicology report on the victim.

Fulkerson was sitting on the tracks when he was struck, and apparently could not get out of the way of the passing train in time.

Nick Risley
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HENDERSON, Ky. (9/3/18) — First responders were called out to the scene of a pedestrian accident around midnight.

A man is believed to have an injury to his head after apparently being struck by a train.

Emergency crews were called out near the intersection of Powell and Atkinson streets in Henderson.

Henderson Police and Fire departments along with EMS reported to the scene. Two firefighters are in the ambulance with the patient going toward Methodist Hospital.

Nick Risley
SurfKY News Reporter
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