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Published: Friday, 10/1/2004

Man, 85, killed by train was from Oak Harbor

OAK HARBOR, Ohio Police yesterday identified an 85-year-old Oak Harbor man who was struck by a train and killed Wednesday.

Oak Harbor Patrolman Jim Seaman said Lee Schnoor was walking back to his home from the Community Markets grocery store about 5:30 p.m. when he began crossing the Norfolk Southern railroad tracks on Main Street.

He failed to see a northbound train and was hit.

Officer Seaman said acquaintances of Mr. Schnoor told police that his eyesight had been deteriorating.

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