MORTON, Miss. (WLBT) - An unidentified man is dead after being struck by a train in Morton on Wednesday morning, according to the Morton Police Department.
The incident happened between State Street and Morris Tullos Drive around 9 a.m.
According to Chief Nicky Crapps, witnesses say the man was sitting on the side of the train tracks and never moved from the tracks.
The man was hit and killed by an oncoming train.
The incident is under investigation.