Man killed after being hit by train in Madison County

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MADISON COUNTY, Ala. – A man was killed after being hit by a train at the railroad crossing at Ryland Pike and Dug Hill Road.

HEMSI Spokesperson Don Webster said emergency responders received the call at 7:18 p.m. Sunday.

Webster said the man was pronounced dead at the scene.

Authorities tell WHNT News 19 the Madison County Sheriff’s Office was on scene and Alabama State Troopers are investigating the incident.

Representatives with Norfolk Southern Railway were also on scene.

It’s not clear at this time if the man was a pedestrian or if he was in a vehicle.

The intersection of Ryland Pike and Dug Hill Road at the railroad crossing was closed while crews were on scene and is now open.

WHNT News 19 has a crew on scene and is working to bring you the latest information both on-air and online.

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