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      Man killed in train accident

      A Maxton man was killed Saturday afternoon after he pulled out in front of a train at the Brooklyn and Central Streets crossing in the Robeson County town of Maxton, according to Queheel Fire Chief Shawn Phillips.

      Phillips says the crossing didn't have arms.

      He adds the victim died on the scene.

      Phillips says the accident is under investigation by Maxton police.