Man dies after being hit by train

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Associated Press

Posted on January 14, 2013 at 9:02 AM

Updated Monday, Jan 14 at 9:02 AM

DANVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Police say a 38-year-old man was killed when he was struck by a train in Danville.

According to WKYT-TV (http://bit.ly/Ugoa6h), Kevin Jackson was attempting to walk cross a bridge on Saturday when he was hit by the oncoming train.

Police say the impact threw Jackson about 70 yards from the bridge. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Investigators believe he was heading to downtown Danville to meet family members.

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Information from: WKYT-TV, http://www.wkyt.com

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