One man is dead after he was allegedly hit by a train and killed Saturday evening at a railroad crossing in Georgia, police said.

DeKalb County Police said they responded to a 911 call for a person being struck by a CSX train at the intersection of East Ponce de Leon Avenue and Kelton Drive in Tucker, Georgia just before 8 p.m. on Saturday, June 24.

When authorities arrived, they found a dead man next to the tracks.


Freight train

A CSX freight train runs through Homestead, Pa., on Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2022.
((AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar))

It is not immediately clear how the incident happened or what led up to the man being hit by the train.

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The victim has not been identified, and the investigation is ongoing.

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