De Queen man hit, killed by train identified as Alton Tima, 22

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DE QUEEN, Ark. -- A man fatally struck by a train Tuesday night has been identified.

Alton Tima, 22, of De Queen died of injuries he sustained when he ran in front of a northbound train at the rail crossing at Stillwell Avenue in De Queen, according to a preliminary report from the Arkansas State Police.

The incident happened at 9:20 p.m.

Tima was taken to the Sevier County Medical Center after the accident but died at the hospital, according to ASP.

The incident remains under investigation.

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