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Princeton man killed in train accident

Local - 12/2/2013 9:43 AM by Nadine Grimley
KEGLEY - A Mercer County man was killed after he was hit by a train early Monday morning.

Delmar Eugene Chambers, 44, of Princeton, died from injuries he sustained in the accident.  Deputies said it happened at around 2:39 a.m. near the trestle that overlooked Route 19 in the Kegley area.

The train's engineer told investigators that a man dressed in dark clothing was sitting on the tracks with his head in his hands. The engineer said that the crew was unable to stop the train in time, and that the man didn't attempt to get off the tracks. 

The Mercer County Sheriff's Office handled the investigation.

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