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8-year-old killed by train in East Chicago

Updated: December 24, 2012 7:30PM



An 8-year-old boy died Saturday when he was struck by a train in the 4500 block of Magoun Street, the Lake County Coroner’s Office said.

Jaylin J.J. Harris was pronounced dead at 3:28 p.m., according to a news release from the coroner’s office. The boy, a pedestrian who lived about a block from the scene near Lewis Street, died of blunt force trauma, the coroner’s office said.



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