LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) -- A man is dead after being struck by a train late Wednesday night.
The accident happened around 11:30 p.m. at Bardstown Road and Farmview Avenue in Buechel.
Police said they were called to the scene on a report of a pedestrian struck by a train. When officers arrived they said they found the body of a man lying near the tracks.
The coroner said 39-year-old Shoun Paul Balevre suffered multiple injuries after being hit by a Norfolk Southern train and he died of those injuries at 12:05 a.m. Thursday.
Right now, police said this is a death investigation and they are not sure why the man was on the tracks.