Pedestrian Struck, Killed By Train In Somerset County

MEYERSDALE, Pa. (AP) – Authorities say a pedestrian was struck and killed by a train in a western Pennsylvania borough.

The (Somerset) Daily American reports that the man was hit on Main Street in Meyersdale in Somerset County at about 11 p.m. Saturday.

Borough police said the man went past the crossing guards while they were activated and was hit. His name wasn’t immediately released. CSX police are investigating.

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Officer Matt Truszka said people should always be aware if the lights are activated and not go around the crossing guards under any circumstances.

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