UPDATE (9:25 a.m. on Thursday, Aug. 3): A man has died after being hit by a train in Charleston on Wednesday.
Charleston Police say that 29-year-old Dakota Elliot, of Charleston, was taken to CAMC after being hit by a CSX train at around 11:45 a.m. The train was traveling east on the 2700 block of Chesterfield Ave. at the time.
Elliot died at the hospital.
The Charleston Police Accident Investigation Division is still investigating this incident.
CHARLESTON, WV (WOWK) – One person has been taken to the hospital after being struck by a train in Kanawha County.
According to Kanawha County dispatchers, the incident happened around 11:45 a.m. in the 2700 block of Chesterfield Avenue in Kanawha City.
The Charleston Police Department says the male victim was taken to the hospital with “significant injuries.”
WOWK 13 News has a crew at the scene and will update this article as more details become available.