Hoover PD investigates death of person hit by train

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HOOVER, Ala. (WIAT) — UPDATE: The victim has been identified as 32-year-old John McAvoy McGregor of Hoover. No foul play is suspected in his death.

Hoover Police are investigating the death of a person hit by a train. Police received a call from CSX Transportation saying a man was struck by a train near a tunnel close to South Shades Crest Road and Brocks Gap Parkway Sunday night.

Police have not released the victim’s name.

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