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Marmet police ID man hit and killed by train

MARMET, W.Va. -- Police have released that name of a man who was hit and killed by a train in Marmet.

WOWK-TV ( ) reports that the Marmet Police Department identified the victim as 53-year-old Anthony Dawkins of Chesapeake.

The accident occurred Monday afternoon. It remains under investigation.

The Federal Railroad Administration Office of Safety says nine people died in pedestrian-train collisions in West Virginia as of August. Two of those incidents occurred in Kanawha County.


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