Person hit, killed by train in Fountain

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FOUNTAIN, Colo. — A person has died after being hit by a train in Fountain Wednesday, according to police.

Police said it happened around 3:45 p.m. at the railroad crossing at Fontaine Boulevard and Highway 85.

It’s not clear what circumstances led to the person being hit. Officers are still working to determine if drugs or alcohol were involved, or if this was a suicide.

The crossing was closed for several hours during the investigation, but has since reopened.

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