Pascagoula Man Sitting On Railroad Tracks Hit By Train, Dies

PASCAGOULA, Miss. (AP) – Pascagoula police say a 31-year-old man died when a railroad train hit him while he sat on the tracks.

Capt. Shannon Massey tells The Mississippi Press (http://bit.ly/1OacFcd) William Jeffery Brandenburg was hit about 4:20 p.m. Saturday at the crossing on Hospital and Chicot roads.

The accident is under investigation.

This is the second fatal accident involving a train in our viewing area in the last 24 hours. A Mobile man was killed early Sunday morning near the Convention Center when he was struck by a train.

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