Police identify the man hit and killed by a train in Colonial Heights

COLONIAL HEIGHTS, Va. (WRIC) — Police have identified the man that died after being hit by a CXS Transportation freight train in Colonial Heights. Joshua A. McGraw, 26, was from Richmond.

The accident occurred around 12:30 p.m. Sunday near E. Ellerslie Ave.

The 125-car train was reportedly traveling from Selkirk, New York to Waycross, Georgia.

McGraw’s body was taken to the Medical Examiner’s Office in Richmond.

Colonial Heights Police and CXS Police are still investigating the incident.  No foul play is suspected in this investigation.

This is a developing story. Stay with 8News for updates. 


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