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DeQuincy Police identify man involved in fatal train accident

Good Evening,

Lee Peck in the KPLC 7 Newsroom in tonight for Cynthia. Here's a look at what we are working on for Nightcast.

We'll have more on that fatal accident involving a train in DeQuincy. Authorities identify the victim as Curtis Sandifer, 81, of DeQuincy.

Plus, just up the road an undercover operation finds more than 40 drivers in violation of not stopping as train approaches a crossing.

Also the title of "Cleanest City" is once again up for grabs. KPLC's Courtney Lang talked with the judges about what they were looking for.

Do you find yourself sitting in an office all day? In Healthcast KPLC's Britney Glaser tells you how a 30 minute walk can make a huge difference in keeping you and your heart healthy.

And it will finally start feeling like Spring… Chief Meteorologist Wade Hampton has more details plus a look at our Easter weekend forecast.

We'll see you tonight at ten for these stories and more. Until then we're always on at kplctv.com.

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