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 - ManKilled By Freight AtHopemont .Identification...
ManKilled By Freight AtHopemont .Identification Of. Terra Alia Man Made 6y Police A 45-year-old Terra Alia man who was killed instantly Sunday night when struck by a Baltimore and Ohio Railroad train east ol the Hopemoni crossing in Preston County,' W. Va., was identified late yesterday. West Virginia State Police, who investigated, identified the victim as Delbert Likens of Terra Alta. Police said the man was married and' had body is several at the children. His Fike-Watson Funeral Home in Terra Alta. -J.T. Dailey {Jr., prosecuting attorney for Preston County, said Likens was killed when struck, by Train. No. 97 hauling 89 cars from Cumberland to SV. Louis. Dailey said the engineer stated he saw something ' that- looked "like a keg of nails" on • the tracks, but did not see itin time to stop the train. ' . After striking the object "the train crew went back and found Likens' body. Trooper Jack'T. Gibben, ; stationed stationed with the State • Police at Kingwpod, W. Va.. obtained the identification yesterday. Np papers were found on, the manls body ; at, the time ot the : accident.

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  1. Cumberland Evening Times,
  2. 22 Jul 1958, Tue,
  3. Page 11

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