25-Year-Old Hit, Killed by Train After His Vehicle Got Stuck in The Mud

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A man is dead after he was struck by a train on Saturday, the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department reports. 

According to police, 25-year-old Codey Alexander Humphreys' truck got stuck in the mud after he had driven it on the grass between the tracks and Old Concord Road. Police said Humphreys called a friend for assistance and began walking north between the track’s rails when he was struck by a northbound train. 

The CMPD’s Major Crash Investigation Unit is working with Norfolk Southern Railroad Police Investigators to determine the exact train that struck Humphreys. The investigation into this case is active and ongoing. 

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