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Search on in Pearl River for person struck by train and knocked into river

A Louisiana Search and Rescue K-9 team is also assisting deputies in the search.
Credit: St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office
The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office has deputies helping in search for a person knocked into the Pearl River by a passing train.

PEARL RIVER COUNTY, Miss — A search is on after a person was struck by a train and thrown into the Pearl River Monday.

The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office posted on Facebook saying that it was aiding the Pearl River County Sheriff's Office in the search at the river turnaround area.

A Louisiana Search and Rescue K-9 team is also assisting deputies in the search.

There is no further information at this time as to why the person was in position to be struck and thrown by the train.

Stay tuned to WWL-TV's web site for more information on this story as it becomes available. 

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