Man Lying on Tracks Killed By Train Near Winnsboro
WINNSBORO, S.C. (AP) _ Authorities say a 32-year-old man has been struck and killed by a train while lying on the tracks near Winnsboro.
Investigators said the engineer saw Antonio Pindeda on his back on the tracks as he rounded a curve around 8 p.m. Monday.
The engineer told Fairfield County deputies he sounded the horn, but the man didn't move. The train couldn't stop in time.
Investigators say Pindeda was a frequent customer of the nearby Boone's Barn convenience store.
An autopsy is scheduled for Wednesday.
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