Pedestrian struck by train, killed in Canton

Posted at 11:19 AM, Feb 04, 2016
and last updated 2016-02-04 11:21:59-05

A pedestrian who was reportedly laying on train tracks in Canton Wednesday afternoon was struck by a train and killed.

According to Canton police, the person was struck by a Wheeling & Lake Erie train in the 2200 block of Dover Avenue N.E. just after 3 p.m.

The pedestrian, who has not been identified, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Canton police are investigating the accident. 

Anyone with more information is asked to call (330) 489-3162.