Man struck and killed by train on Pittsburgh’s South Side |

Man struck and killed by train on Pittsburgh’s South Side

Madasyn Lee

A male pedestrian was struck and killed by an eastbound CSX train on Pittsburgh’s South Side on Saturday, authorities said.

The victim’s name had not been released as of Sunday afternoon.

Pittsburgh Public Safety Spokesman Chris Togneri said first responders were called around 4:45 p.m. for a report of a male struck by a train on railroad tracks near Eighth Street. When they arrived, they found a male who had been struck by a train. The man died from his injuries.

No one on the train crew was injured, CSX spokesman Bryan Tucker said.

Tucker said the train was held while local authorities investigated the incident. It was released to resume normal operations shortly before 8 p.m.

Pittsburgh police are investigating.

Madasyn Lee is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Madasyn at [email protected], 724-226-4702 or via Twitter.

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