Johnson City

Man killed by train

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. - A man is dead after being hit by a train in Johnson City.

According to the Johnson City Police Department, 50-year-old Lavern Wampler of Cherokee, Iowa died when he was hit by a CSX train near the Boys & Girls Club on West Market Street.

It happened Saturday night around 10:30.

We're told Wampler was staying in and around Johnson City dating back to 1999.

Police say they are still investigating, but foul play is not suspected.

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