Missouri Highway Patrol identifies man killed by train

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SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- The Missouri State Highway Patrol is investigating after a man was hit and killed by a train Saturday afternoon.

It happened to the east of Highway 65, on the train tracks just off of Kearney street just before 4 p.m.

Police say Jeff Dade, 57, of Strafford, Mo. was walking on the tracks and didn't react when the train blew its whistle and the train hit him.