Alexander Lucas, 26, killed in pedestrian collision with CSX train near Grove Point Road in Georgetown, Georgia

Modified Date: 
Mon, 11/20/2017 - 9:46am
Accident Date: 
Saturday, January 9, 2016

Metro police investigating fatal train vs. pedestrian collision

Savannah-Chatham Metro Police responded to the scene of a train collision involving a pedestrian around 2 a.m. near grove point road. The male victim was driving too fast when it ran off the road near the tracks. He then got out of his car to move it- when the oncoming CSX train struck and killed him. CSX is aiding metro in the investigation.  Stick with WTOC as we continue to follow this developing story.

SCMPD on Scene of Fatal Train vs Pedestrian Accident

olice on scene say a man’s car got stuck on the tracks near Grove Point road and while he was trying to get it off, he was struck and killed by a CSX train.

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Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department’s Major Accident Investigations Team are investigating a fatal collision involving a 26-year-old man and a CSX freight train on Saturday morning.At approximately 2:41 a.m., Alexander Lucas was Grove Point Road after turning around at a dead-end traveling west in a Mitsubishi Eclipse when his car became wedged on railroad tracks."Lucas exited the vehicle for an unknown reason, standing on the tracks. The oncoming train was unable to stop as it struck him and the vehicle," says Darnisha Green of the SCMPD's Public Affairs Office.Lucas was pronounced deceased at the scene.This is an ongoing (MAIT) investigation.
People Involved: 
Alexander Lucas

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