NEW INFORMATION: Name of man hit, killed by train released

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LADYSMITH, Wis. (LADYSMITH POLICE DEPARTMENT NEWS RELEASE) -- On February 11, 2014 at approximately 11:57 a.m. the Ladysmith Police Department and Rusk County Sheriff’s Department responded to a report of a train that struck a pedestrian on the Canadian National Railroad tracks within the City of Ladysmith in the County of Rusk. The pedestrian was transported to Rusk County Memorial Hospital where he died from his injuries.

The man has been identified as Jacob L. Lebal, age 28 of Ladysmith.