PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — A man was killed after being struck by a train on the city’s North Side Wednesday night.
It happened just before 9 p.m. at the rear of the 300-block of Cedar Avenue, near the Giant Eagle.READ MORE: Frick Park Bridge Collapse: 10 People Injured, 4 Sent To Hospital
Police and emergency crews were called to the scene where the victim was pronounced dead.
According to police, the middle-aged man walked onto the tracks as the train was headed northbound. The engineer hit the brakes, but couldn’t stop in time.READ MORE: At Site Of Pittsburgh Bridge Collapse, President Joe Biden Promises To 'Fix Them All'
The man’s name has not yet been released.
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