TribLIVE

| Neighborhoods


 
Larger text Larger text Smaller text Smaller text | Order Photo Reprints

Belle Vernon man dies after being hit by train

Daily Photo Galleries

Monday, April 14, 2014, 12:06 a.m.
 

A Belle Vernon man was struck and killed by a train early Saturday in the Naomi section of Washington Township.

Township police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of Sandor Macz, 39, said Dr. Phillip Reilly, the Fayette County coroner.

Macz, who was pronounced dead at the scene shortly after authorities had been summoned at 3:15 a.m., died of blunt force trauma, Reilly said.

According to the coroner, train workers saw Macz attempting to rise from a prone position on the tracks, but he was unable to clear the area before he was struck.

Officials said the incident occurred on the CSX railroad tracks that border the Monongahela River near Naomi Street, off state Route 906.

Reilly said the victim's family identified him Saturday evening.

A manner of death has not been determined.

Toxicology results are pending.

Township police superintendent Ray Moody did not return phone messages Sunday evening.

The coroner's office said funeral arrangements are being handled by Eley-McCrory Funeral Home Inc., 334 Main St., Fayette City. Funeral director James Eley on Sunday confirmed that Macz resided in Belle Vernon.

 

 
 


Show commenting policy

Most-Read Mon Valley

  1. Comprehensive plan in works
  2. Charleroi mayor updates progress on master plan
  3. Allegheny official sees bright future
  4. Rostraver woman victim of home invasion
  5. Learn how to build a financial pyramid
  6. Dugan, Pascarella selected for IUP’s Hall of Fame
  7. Monessen’s Castle Blood at ‘home’ in old funeral home
  8. Readers responding with more memories of theaters in Valley
  9. Mon Valley towns hosting annual Halloween parades
  10. Trick-or-treat times set for Mon Valley
  11. Hauntings happenings take over in the Mon Valley
Subscribe today! Click here for our subscription offers.