Man killed by train in South Charleston identified

West Virginia

UPDATE: 11:20 a.m. Aug. 20, 2020: The South Charleston Police Department has released the name of a man who died after being struck by a train Wednesday night.

SCPD Cpt. Pat Rader says Keith G. Rapport, 60, of South Charleston was struck by a train near the Chestnut Street crossing in South Charleston. The incident is still under investigation.

SOUTH CHARLESTON, WV (WOWK) – A middle aged male is dead after being struck by a train in South Charleston. South Charleston Fire Department and South Charleston Police are on the scene.

Chestnut Street, South Charleston between MacCorkle Avenue & Kanawha Turnpike is shut down at this time due to an accident. Please use alternate routes.

We will have more details as they are made avaialable.

This is a developing story, and we will continue to update it on WOWKTV.com, the WOWK 13 News App, and on 13 News on air.

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