Police probe fatality on railroad tracks

Mar. 26, 2013 @ 09:33 PM

A unidentified person was hit and killed by a train on Main Street Tuesday night. The fatality occurred on the railroad tracks separating East and West Main streets in front of the Thomasville Furniture Industries showroom.
Thomasville Police Department and emergency personnel responded to the scene at approximately 7 p.m. Chief Jeff Insley said investigators are beginning the process of identifying the victim and trying to determine what happened.
“The subject was on the tracks and got hit by the southbound Amtrak,” Insley said. “The guys are down there now trying to piece it all together. We hope to know more later tonight.”
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