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Man struck and killed by train in Kootenai County identified

KOOTENAI CO., Idaho - Kootenai County Detectives identified the man struck and killed by a train near Hwy 53 and Pleasantview Road on Sunday.

The victim was identified as 42-year old Michael Hart from Post Falls. 

Just after midnight on Sunday, authorities from the Kootenai County Sheriff’s Office, Idaho State Police and Hauser Lake Fire got a report of a train striking a pedestrian.

They responded to the area of W. Highway 53 and N. Pleasantview Rd. where they found the victim who had already died.

Authorities are still investigating what led up to the incident. 


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