Man killed by train identified


MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A train hit and killed a man Thursday afternoon.

It happened off Fite Road, between Raleigh-Millington Road and Highway 51.

The Shelby County Sheriff’s says it’s investigating what happened and how.

Shelby County fire officials say the man, 50-year-old James Ivy, was killed while walking on the tracks and may be have been intoxicated.

Witnesses say Ivy made no attempt to avoid the train.


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