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9/21/06-Hawkins

Two Men Dead, Killed On East Texas Railroad Tracks

Two men are dead after being hit by a train.   It happened in Hawkins around 4:30 a.m. near Highway 80 and FM 14.

Witnesses told Hawkins police two people were lying on the tracks when they were hit by a train. Right now, police are trying to figure out if the men were crossing the railroad tracks, or if they were even alive at the time they were hit.

Detective A.J. Reynolds, Hawkins police department said, "We found two young black males , both deceased. We have no identification. We are treating it as a homicide. "

Police hope to release the victims' identities this afternoon.  Autopsies have been ordered.

Bob Hallmark, reporting, bhallmark@kltv.com

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