1 dead after being stuck by train

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CHARLESTON, WV (WOWK) – Charleston Police are investigating after a pedestrian was struck by a train in the early hours of Sunday morning.

Officers dispatched to the location at approximately 4:40 a.m. According to officers, the pedestrian was struck by a CSX train traveling west near the 5500 block of Lancaster Ave. intersection.

Medical officials pronounced the pedestrian dead on scene.

The incident remains under investigation by the Charleston Police Traffic Division.

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