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News: Police investigate fatal Pacolet crash involving train

PACOLET, SC – An 85-year-old man died Friday morning when a train collided with his vehicle in East Spartanburg County, News 2 reports.

Police say the incident occurred around 9:42 a.m. when a train hit a pickup truck at the intersection of West Main Street, or State Road S-42-227, and Vulcan Road.

Authorities have identified the victim as Roland Gene Phillips of Pacolet.

It is unclear how the accident happened, but local police are performing a full investigation.

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