Person hit, killed by train in Washington County

RAW: Person killed by train in Charleroi

CHARLEROI, Pa. — A man was hit and killed by a train Wednesday in Charleroi, officials said.

Anthony Meyer, 22, was hit by a train about 3:40 a.m. along the tracks at Fifth Street and McKean Avenue.

A spokesperson for Norfolk Southern said the train was coming from Graysville and on its way to Baltimore.

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Norfolk Southern released the following statement regarding the incident:

“At Norfolk Southern, the safety of our employees and the communities we serve is our number one priority. Norfolk Southern reminds the public that it is extremely dangerous, and also trespassing, to walk on or within the right-of-way of railroad tracks. People should cross tracks only at designated crossings and use extreme caution at all times.”

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