Man hit and killed by train in Elko County

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ELKO COUNTY, NV (KOLO) - The Elko County Sheriff's Office and Union Pacific Railroad are investigating after a man was hit and killed by a train Monday.

The sheriff's office says deputies and railroad police were dispatched to the area of Elburz off I-80 between Elko and Wells May 20, 2019 and found the man's body.

Deputies are attempting to identify the man through fingerprints and DNA testing.

The investigation is ongoing and no further information is being released at this time.

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