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Man and Dog Struck and Killed by Freight Train in Newburgh

By BOB MCCORMICK, Correspondent | October 06, 2020 | NEW YORK

Story No. 100620111

Newburgh, NY - City of Newburgh FD was dispatched to a pedestrian struck by a freight train on October 6th.

The incident occurred just after 12:30 P.M. on the tracks that cross near Renwick and Water Street. An unidentified man was walking his dog on the tracks when they were both struck and killed by the train.

New York State Police secured the scene while the Orange County Medical Examiner's Office was contacted. Mobile Life ALS was also at the scene. Water Street was blocked between Renwick and Washington Street during the incident.

This article is a direct street report from our correspondent and has not been edited by the 1st Responder newsroom.