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Bicyclist killed after being hit by train in Longmont

LONGMONT, Colo. — A male bicyclist was killed after being hit by a train on Sunday, Longmont Public Safety said.

The crash happened at Ken Pratt Boulevard and Nelson Road.

Police said the train was going eastbound and its horn was blowing as it approached the intersection.

The crossing arms for Ken Pratt Boulevard were down and the signal lights were functioning and audible, police said.

The Boulder County Coroner’s Office is working on identifying the man. Police believe he is a transient from the Longmont area.

Ken Pratt Boulevard and Nelson Road is a major thoroughfare through the city. The intersection was closed until about 5 p.m. for the investigation.

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