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    Jimmy Dodson killed by train in Bossier City

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    BOSSIER CITY, La. (AP) - Bossier City authorities have identified a Little Rock, Ark., man as the pedestrian who was killed when struck by a train Saturday.

    Witnesses told police that 67-year-old Jimmy Dodson was struck when he climbed over a guardrail and attempted to cross railroad tracks on Airline Drive near Interstate 20 in front of a moving train. Police say Dodson was pronounced dead at the scene.

    Police say the railway crossing arms were down and the signal lights were active at the time of the accident.

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