Police: Man struck and killed by train

Columbia, S.C. (WOLO)– Columbia police say a man was struck and killed by a train Wednesday night.

Investigators say it happened on the train tracks near Erie Street and I-126.

Police say a 64 year old man was seen walking on the tracks carrying a bicycle with his back to the train.

According to investigators, the train conductor says he sounded an alarm and and activated the emergency breaking system before the collision.


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