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Man dead after being hit by Amtrak train in Columbia County

March 26, 2019 09:31 PM

An Amtrak train killed a man Tuesday who wandered out onto the tracks in Columbia County.

The victim has been identified as 51-year-old David C. Soka of Austerlitz, NY. State police say he committed suicide. 

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They say Soka was found just after 10:30 a.m. on Station Road in Stockport. He was near the trestle on the Empire Service line.

Multiple fire departments along with Amtrak Police helped with the investigation. 

NewsChannel 13 will have more updates as soon as they're available. 

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Chris Rooney

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