Pedestrian fatally struck by train on Cleveland's west side

Pedestrian fatally struck by train on Cleveland's west side

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - Officials in Cleveland are investigating an incident involving a pedestrian that was struck by a train Tuesday morning.

The incident happened just after 9 a.m. on the Norfolk Southern train tracks near West 95th Street and Viking Road. Officials say a train en route to New Jersey hit the man.

The unidentified man in his 50's died as a result of the incident, officials say.

Authorities say the conductor applied brakes and used the train horn to warn the man who did not react and was hit from behind.  He was pronounced dead on scene.

Investigators are still trying to determine the circumstances leading up to the incident.

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