UPDATE (July 25, 2022, at 9:16 a.m.): The Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office has identified as 30-year-old Carrie Lee Adkins of Paint Creek, West Virginia.


UPDATE (July 24, 2022, at 1:34 p.m.): Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office gave an update regarding the gender of the person struck and killed by a train in the Pratt-Hansford area on Sunday morning.

Detective Ana Pile says the person was a woman who was walking on the train tracks.

There is no other information from the Sheriff’s Office at this time. 13 News will continue to provide updates as more details come in.


PRATT, WV (WOWK) — Metro 911 says a person was hit and killed by a train in the Pratt-Hansford area of Kanawha County, West Virginia, on Sunday morning.

Dispatchers say the call came in around 8:11 a.m. The caller reported that the incident happened at the intersection of Paint Creek Road and MacCorkle Avenue.

Metro does not have any other information, as this incident is being handled by the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office.

This is a developing story. 13 News has reached out to the Sheriff’s Office for more information.