UPDATE: Victim's name released in fatal train accident
Emergency crews on the scene of a pedestrian struck and killed by a train in Marmet, WV.
Train stopped in Marmet, WV after a fatal accident.
The name of man hit and killed by a train in Marmet, WV has been released.
According to the Marmet Police Dept., Anthony Dawkins, 53, from Chesapeake, WV, was hit and killed by a train on Nov. 4. The cause of the accident has not been released.
Authorities have not released the name of the victim killed after being hit by a train Monday, but said this is an area where deadly accidents have happened in the past.
We spoke with authorities on the scene. "For whatever reason this a very dangerous area, I'm not sure why. It's just one of those areas that's bad, I cant explain it really," said Michael McGhee of the Marmet Volunteer Fire Department.
The Marmet Police Dept. is on the scene of a pedestrian hit and killed by a train in Marmet, WV.
The accident happened at 98th Street and Ohio Avenue.
We have a crew on the way to the scene, keep checking back for more details.