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The Miami County Sheriff's Office and the Union Pacific Railroad are investigating a fatality involving a Union Pacific train boxcar near 319th Street and Lookout Road.

The sheriff's office responded to a call at 12:45 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 23, where an unidentified male body was discovered at one of the train's boxcars. The deceased man had apparently been riding on the train, though details had not been confirmed. 

The man was not struck by the train and no vehicles were involved, Capt. Matt Kelly said.

No other details were available at this time. The incident remains under investigation.

News Editor Doug Carder can be reached at (913) 294-2311 or doug.carder@miconews.com.

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