GERMANTOWN, MD (AP) – Authorities say a West Virginia man has died after being struck by a freight train in Maryland.
Montgomery County authorities told news outlets a CSX train struck 60-year-old Randolph Garth, of Martinsburg, West Virginia, on Wednesday night near the Germantown rail station.
He was pronounced dead at the scene.
Montgomery police said in a statement Thursday that an initial investigation found Garth was crossing the tracks at the platform when he was hit.
CSX officials confirmed that the victim wasn’t a company employee.