Man struck and killed by train on Pittsburgh’s South Side

A man has died after being struck by a train on Pittsburgh’s South Side.

Pittsburgh Public Safety said the incident began a little before 2:30 a.m. Tuesday, when emergency responders were notified by a CSX conductor that a man on the train tracks near the 1100 block of Muriel Street was struck.

That man was found underneath a train car and pronounced dead a few minutes later.

Train traffic was halted while investigators examined the scene.

The man’s identity has not been released.

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