Person hit, killed by train in Kannapolis

Person killed by train in Kannapolis

KANNAPOLIS, NC (WBTV) - A person was struck and killed by train while walking with a friend in Kannapolis Wednesday morning.

The deadly incident happened around 11:45 a.m. near the intersection of Ridge Avenue and D Street.

According to the victim’s friend, the two were intoxicated and walking on the tracks when they noticed a train traveling toward them. The victim was apparently unable to get off the tracks in time, police say. The two were walking to a nearby store.

The friend was not injured.

Police are investigating and have not released any names.

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