CHARLEROI (KDKA) — A pedestrian was struck and killed by a train overnight in Washington County.

It happened shortly before 4 a.m., near 3rd Street and Railroad Way in Charleroi.

(Photo Credit: KDKA Photojournalist Brian Smithmyer)

The Washington County Coroner’s Office, Charleroi police and other first responders were called to the scene.

The Norfolk-Southern train was stopped for several hours while the incident was investigated.

Around 1:45 p.m. Wednesday, the coroner’s office identified the victim as 22-year-old Anthony Meyer. His cause and manner of death is pending.

Stay with KDKA for the latest on this developing story.

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