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Las Cruces police identify man hit, killed by train

Update: The Las Cruces Public Safety Department announced Wednesday that police identified the victim as 42-year-old Ryan Carl Hill.

Hill had a Nevada driver's license but lived in Las Cruces.

Police do not suspect foul play in Hill's death.

Police say that a BNSF train hit Hill, then came to a stop on the track. It stayed there for several hours as officers investigated.

LAS CRUCES, New Mexico (KVIA) -- A pedestrian was killed Sunday afternoon following a train vs. pedestrian crash in Las Cruces.

The crash happened around 2:00 p.m. near Lohman Ave. and Amador Ave.

Las Cruces Police have not been able to provide any other information on the pedestrian killed.

Investigators said the train, traveling northbound, is currently stopped on the tracks and blocking railroad crossings within Las Cruces city limits between Amador and Avenida de Mesilla.

Motorists are encouraged to find another route as LCPD investigate the crash.

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