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RALEIGH COUNTY (WVVA)- Raleigh County Sheriff's Department says, Ricky Gray, 49, of Eccles was killed by a Norfolk Southern Locomotive in the Surveyor area on Sunday.

It happened a little before 12:30 p.m. Gray was on the tracks as the train approached. 

The engineer tried to warn Gray and get him to move off of the tracks but he didn't respond. The train was unable to stop before hitting Gray. He was killed on impact.

The Raleigh County Sheriff's Department is investigating with assistance from Norfolk Southern Railroad Police.

 

 

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