Pedestrian killed crossing railroad track

Pedestrian killed crossing railroad track
(Source: Raycom Media)

PORTAGEVILLE, MO (KAIT) - A man died Thursday night after he was struck by a train.

The incident, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, happened at 7:45 p.m. at Fifth Street and Warren Avenue in Portageville.

Charles V. Brown, 51, of Portageville was walking across the railroad tracks when a westbound train struck him.

New Madrid County Coroner George Desile pronounced Brown dead at 8:13 p.m.

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