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Tragic Incident in Irmo: Pedestrian Struck and Killed by CSX Train

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Tragic Incident in Irmo: Pedestrian Struck and Killed by CSX Train

An unfortunate incident unfolded today in Irmo, South Carolina, as a CSX train hit a pedestrian causing a fatal blow. Around noon today, as the train passed through the town, the company notified the local police department, suspecting they had hit something.

The train was promptly halted in the Irmo area for investigation by the authorities, leading to significant traffic congestion stretching across town.

Incident Details and Impact on Traffic

Authorities received the distress call from the train company, CSX, around noon. Due to the incident’s investigation, the train was temporarily stopped in the Irmo area, leading to extensive traffic gridlocks. Several intersections were blocked, including North Royal Tower Drive and North Woodrow Street, and Thames Valley Road.

The collision occurred near the intersection of North Royal Tower Drive and North Woodrow Street, which was subsequently blocked off. Richland County Sheriff’s Department provides the confirmation.

Fatal Consequences

Upon investigation, it was determined that it was indeed a pedestrian who had been struck by the train. The verbal account by the Richland County Sheriff’s Department spokesperson confirmed the unfortunate tragedy. No additional details were divulged to respect the victim’s privacy while the investigation continues.

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Tragic Incident in Irmo: Pedestrian Struck and Killed by CSX Train

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