SURVEYOR, W.Va. (AP) — Police are investigating the death of a Raleigh County man who was hit by a train.
The Raleigh County Sheriff’s Department tells media outlets that 49-year-old Ricky Lee Gray of Eccles was killed on impact.
The accident occurred around 12:25 p.m. Sunday near Surveyor.
Police say the engineer attempted to warn Gray and to stop the train.
The train consisted of six locomotives.
The Norfolk Southern Railroad Police is assisting the sheriff’s department in the investigation.