The Lancaster County Sheriff's Office says the person who was hit and killed by a train Thursday in Waverly was a 25-year-old Lincoln man.

The man was walking east along the BNSF tracks at about 1:40 p.m. when the train approached him from behind, sounding its horn several times, Sheriff's Capt. Tom Brookhouser said. The man didn't get out of the way.

It is unclear whether the man allowed himself to be hit intentionally or by accident. The Journal Star is withholding his name while the case is investigated.

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