UPDATE: Man hit by train in Middletown identified

MIDDLETOWN — Middletown police are investigating a deadly accident involving a man and train Monday morning.

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Officers and medics were called to the area of Yankee Road and Waneta Avenue just before 8 a.m. on reports of a person who was hit by a train.

Andrew Smith, 33, of Middletown, was identified as the man hit by the Butler County Coroner’s Office Wednesday. He was pronounced dead on scene, according to police.

Additional details about the investigation were not released.

If you witnessed the incident or have details that could help police, you’re asked to call Middletown police at 513-425-7700.

We’ll update this story as we learn more.