Man dies after being hit by CSX freight train in Colonial Heights


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COLONIAL HEIGHTS, Virginia — A man has died after being hit by a CXS Transportation freight train in Colonial Heights.

The accident occurred around 12:30 p.m. Sunday.

CSX spokeswoman Melanie Cost tells the Richmond Times-Dispatch ( ) that the 125-car train was traveling from Selkirk, New York, to Waycross, Georgia.

The victim's name hasn't been released.

Cost says Colonial Heights police and CSX are investigating the accident.

Information from: Richmond Times-Dispatch,

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