SWISSVALE, Pa. (KDKA) – One person is dead after being struck by a train in Swissvale.
Dispatchers say a person was struck by a Norfolk Southern train in the area of South Braddock and Woodstock avenues in Swissvale.
The call, received around 4:50 p.m., was disregarded when a deer was found on scene.
However, a human body was later discovered further down the tracks.
The Allegheny County Medical Examiner has identified the man as 45-year-old Walter Gunter of Rankin.
Officials did not say what led to the accident.
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