PLAINFIELD, Conn. (AP) _ A man has been struck and killed by a freight train in Plainfield.

Police say the incident happened just after 1 a.m. Thursday near Depot and Moosup Pond roads.

WFSB-TV reports police received a call from the Providence & Worcester Railroad dispatch center saying the man was lying on the railroad tracks.

Police have not yet identified the body, but say it is that of a white male.

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