Person hit by train, killed on Westside

Published On: Feb 05 2014 03:54:30 PM EST   Updated On: Feb 05 2014 05:57:14 PM EST

VIDEO: Police say a pedestrian was hit and killed by a train on the westside. JSO has yet to identify the individual. Officials continue to investigate the scene.


One person was struck and killed by a train Wednesday afternoon on the Westside, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office.

Police were called to West Beaver Street and Cougar Road just after 3:00 p.m.

The victim's identity was not immediately known.

Investigators said they were trying to determine the circumstances that led to the crash.

CSX police were also at the scene investigating, making sure the crossing arms were functioning properly at the time.

No other information was immediately available.


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