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UPDATE: Name released in fatal train crash in Portage Co.

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TOWN OF STOCKTON, Wis. (WAOW) -

The Portage County Sheriff's Department said 20-year-old Nathaniel Schude was hit and killed by a train early Sunday morning. 

Authorities say the man had to be removed from the train, and was airlifted to a nearby hospital but later died from his injuries. 

It happened around 4:40 a.m. Sunday in the town of Stockton, according to officials. Schude was struck by a Canadian National Railway train while on the railroad tracks east of Custer Road and south of Custer Drive in the Town of Stockton. 

The incident is still under investigation by the Portage Co. Sheriff's Department. 

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