UPDATE: Man killed after struck by train near Bragg Ave. in Auburn identified

One person was injured.
One person was injured.(Source: WMBF News)
Updated: Aug. 19, 2020 at 1:23 PM CDT
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AUBURN, Ala. (WTVM) - Auburn police responded to a report of a pedestrian being struck by a CSX train on the railroad tracks on Wednesday morning.

The incident happened at approximately 1:10 a.m. near the 300 block of Bragg Avenue.

Officers arrived on the scene and found an injured 21-year-old Paul Warren Claborn of Guntersville injured near the tracks.

Claborn was flown to Piedmont Columbus Regional Hospital by helicopter as he suffered from multiple blunt force trauma. He underwent emergency surgery but later died from his injuries in the hospital.

The case is being investigated as an accident, however, it remains under investigation by the Auburn Police Division, the State Medical Examiner’s Office and the Lee County Coroner’s Office.

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