Pedestrian killed by train in Durham


It happened just before 4 p.m. near Pettigrew Street between Dillard and Dillard Street.

Police say the accident happened when an eastbound freight train struck a man walking on the train tracks. Thirty-one-year-old Jerome Brandon was pronounced dead at the scene.

The accident affected traffic at Pettigrew Street and Dillard Street, Pettigrew Street and Ramseur Street and Pettigrew Street and Fayetteville Street.

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