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Seneca, SC, Man Struck And Killed In Passenger Train Accident

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Oconee County Coroner Karl Addis reported on Friday that 49-year-old Marshall Edwin Brady Jr. of Anderson, South Carolina, was struck and killed by an Amtrak passenger train. The fatal train accident took place on Thursday night at 10:30 p.m. in downtown Seneca, South Carolina. Addis said that the man suffered multiple serious injuries.

The train's conductor reported seeing something on the tracks, but that he didn't have time to fully brake and stop the train. He stopped the train and found the body near the tracks, dressed in dark clothing.

Police do not know why the man was trespassing on the train tracks. Brady was released from
Oconee County Jail earlier that day. He was in jail on trespassing charges and had been incarcerated since March 25.

The northbound train was traveling from New Orleans to New York. The
train accident is still under investigation.

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