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Raleigh County Man Killed By Train


Police are investigating the death of a Raleigh County man who was hit by a Norfolk Southern Railroad train.

 The Raleigh County Sheriff’s Department reports 49-year-old Ricky Lee Gray of Eccles,WV was killed on impact.

The accident occurred around 12:30 Sunday afternoon near the town of Surveyor.

Police say the engineer attempted to warn Gray and tried to stop the train, which consisted of six locomotives.

 Norfolk Southern Railroad Police are assisting the sheriff’s department in the investigation.