MADISON HEIGHTS, Va. (AP) - A man is dead after he was struck and killed by a train on a trestle in Amherst County.
The Amherst County Department of Public Safety tells media outlets that the man was pronounced dead at the scene after he was struck by an Amtrak passenger train. He hasn't been identified.
The accident occurred around 10:10 p.m. Saturday night.
In November 2011, a Liberty University student was killed by a train while walking on the same trestle over the James River.