MOUNTAIN HOME -- A 30-year-old man was hit and killed by a train on Wednesday night.

Authorities said the accident happened near the 5th Street crossing of the train tracks in Mountain Home, by North Main Street.

Following the accident, the tracks were closed until around midnight. The accident is still under investigation, but authorities believe the victim died on impact.

His name has not been released, but any witnesses to the accident are asked to contact the Mountain Home Police Department at 587-2101.

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