Abingdon Police investigating after a train hit a pedestrian


A pedestrian was killed Sunday night after gettting hit by a train in Abingdon.

Around 8:20 pm Sunday, police were dispatched to the rail crossing on Trigg Street. Witnesses at the scene say the pedestrian was hit around 100 feet from the designated crossing.

The victim's name is not being released at this time, but will be released after the next of kin is notified.

The crossings at Trigg Street and Deadmore street were closed while police were investigating the scene.