Barberton: Man struck, killed by train ID'ed

3:08 PM, Dec 11, 2012   |    comments
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BARBERTON -- The Summit County Medical Examiner's Office and the Barberton Police Department are investigating the death of a unidentified man who was struck by a train.

About 1:30 p.m. Monday, the man was seen sitting on the railroad tracks near Coventry Road and State Street in Barberton when he was struck by a CSX train.

He was pronounced dead at the scene just before 2 p.m.

Late Tuesday, the Medical Examiner has positively identified the man as Jason Strickland, 37, of Akron.


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