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Officials Identify Man Found Dead on Train Tracks in Big Spring

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NewsWest 9

BIG SPRING - The man who was found dead on train tracks in Big Spring earlier this week has been identified.

Big Spring Police tell NewsWest 9, the body of 62-year-old Allen Olkader was spotted on the tracks close to 1st and Austin around 9:15 p.m. Tuesday night.

Police do not believe he was hit by a train and there are no indications of foul play.

An autopsy has been ordered.

Union Pacific officials are assisting with the investigation.

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