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Bicyclist killed by train may have been using headphones

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EUGENE, OR (KPTV) -

James Daywitt, 49, was hit and killed by a passenger train as it passed through Eugene on Thursday afternoon.

The incident happened at 5:14 p.m. at East 8th and Hilyard Avenue.

The Amtrak train was headed eastbound and Daywitt was headed south. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police report that an initial investigation suggests that Daywitt was using headphones at the time of the crash.

He was also wearing a helmet.

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