Police Investigating Deadly Train Accident in West Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A man is dead after police say he was struck and killed by a train in west Charlotte. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police say the accident happened after 6 p.m. on W. Tyvola Road near Ellen Avenue.

It’s not clear how the man died but police believe he was walking alongside the tracks before he was hit. Authorities have not released the name of the victim. We’re gathering more details and will have the latest updates on WCCB News @ Ten.