MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — Eyewitnesses told investigators Friday night a man hit and killed by a train in Martinsburg was wearing earbuds.
Police say the man probably didn’t hear the train. It was actually backing up in an area near a housing development and close to the State Police detachment in Martinsburg.
The man was pronounced dead at the scene.
Investigators initially said they were having a difficult time identifying the victim.
The deadly collision happened at 6:45 p.m. Friday.