One Killed and Two Injured in McDowell Co. Train Accident

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email

RODERFIELD, W.Va. (AP) - West Virginia State Police say a man was killed when he was hit by a Norfolk Southern train on a bridge in McDowell County.

Troopers say Kenneth Neace, 20, of Roderfield died at the scene.

A 24-year-old woman who fell 60 feet was in critical condition at Welch Community Hospital, and 29-year-old man who jumped from the tracks suffered less serious injuries.

Troopers say the three were walking on the tracks Thursday night near Roderfield when the accident happened.

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