PASCAGOULA, Miss. (AP) - Police in Mississippi are investigating the death of a pedestrian struck by a train on Christmas night.
Capt. Doug Adams with Pascagoula police tells the Sun Herald that initial investigation indicates a 56-year-old man was on railroad tracks when he was hit by a westbound train.
Jackson County Coroner Vicki Broadus tells WLOX-TV that the man was pronounced dead at the scene. His name is being withheld pending notification of family.