Pedestrian struck and killed by train

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One man loses his life while walking the train tracks.

A man in his twenties was hit by a train somewhere between Raspberry and Cascade Streets on the CSX tracks just south of W 12th Street shortly after five o’clock Friday night. Erie Police say the man was dead at the scene. The engineer reportedly blew the horn multiple times to alert the man, but to no avail. The engineer also reported the accident to police.

The investigation continues.

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