Man killed by train in Simpson County - - Jackson, MS

Man killed by train in Simpson County

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SIMPSON COUNTY, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

A tragic accident claimed a life in Simpson County. A man was hit and killed by a train.

It happened near Highway 149 inside the Magee city limits just after 4 p.m. Friday afternoon.

Simpson County Coroner Terry Tutor tells us the victim was 27-years old.

The man apparently got too close to the tracks and was hit in the head by the train.

Authorities are not releasing the victim's name at this time, pending notification of next of kin.

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