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UPDATE: Victim's name released in fatal train accident

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Emergency crews on the scene of a pedestrian struck and killed by a train in Marmet, WV. 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. Train stopped in Marmet, WV after a fatal accident.

UPDATE:

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.

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UPDATE:

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.

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ORIGINAL:

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.