Man hit, killed by train on bridge in McDowell

The Associated Press

RODERFIELD, W.Va. — West Virginia State Police say a man was killed when he was struck by a Norfolk Southern train on a bridge in McDowell County.

Trooper J.R. Coburn in Welch said Kenneth Neace, 20, of the Roderfield area, died at the scene and a 24-year-old female who fell 60 feet was in critical condition at Welch Community Hospital. A 29-year-old male who jumped from the tracks suffered less serious injuries.

Coburn said the three were walking on the tracks Thursday night near Roderfield.

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