Update: Man Hit And Killed By Train Identified

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Updated: 3/04/2013 12:26 am
It took several days, but the Jessamine County Coroner has identified a man who was hit and killed by a train last Tuesday.

Coroner Michael Hughes said the victim was Charles Everett Carter, 55, of Lexington.

Investigators said Hughes stood on the railroad tracks just south of Baker Lane in Nicholasville just before midnight.  

Hughes reportedly did not try to get out of the way of the approaching train.

The coroner said the official cause of Carter's death was blunt force trauma.
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Horsewagled - 3/4/2013 3:29 AM
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Instead of railroad hear say to cops where is the evidence instead of reporting a jury tampering suicide article? Evidence let go 1. The train has video of this --- a public paid for thing ---Where is the video??? 2. The train had a event recorder of brakes,lights, horns, etc...public paid for with humongous overcharges---Where are the event recorder readings??? 3. The crossing signal housing has a event recorder with gate operation ---.public paid for with humongous overcharges---Where is the crossing house readings? 4. The crossing maintainer has a hand held that would show if the automated signals were calling him/her to come fix them. Where is the hand held??? 5. The drug/alcohol tests on the train crew are? 6. The railroad control center recording is?
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