Person killed after being hit by train in Dayton; investigation underway

DAYTON — Police and medics responded after a person was hit by a train in Dayton early Monday morning.

Dayton police were dispatched at around 5:57 a.m. to N. Keowee Street near the intersection of E. Monument Avenue on initial reports of a crash.

A spokesperson for CSX confirmed with News Center 7 that a CSX train came into contact with a person on the railroad tracks and they died from their injuries.

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There were no injuries to the train crew, the spokesperson said.

The incident remains under investigation at this time.

We will continue to provide updates on this story.

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