North Carolina man struck, killed by train in Richmond’s Shockoe Valley

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — A North Carolina man was killed after being hit by a train in Richmond Tuesday night.

The incident occurred at roughly 8:30 p.m. Police say they were called to the area of the 2400 block of Magnolia Court for a report of a person struck by an eastbound CSX freight train.

When they arrived, they found 50-year-old Albert Reid of North Carolina and pronounced him dead at the scene. A train employee reported that Reid had been walking on the tracks when he was struck.

Anyone with information about Reid is asked to call Major Crimes Sergeant Michael Mocello at 646-6775 or Crime Stoppers at 780-1000. Citizens can also submit a tip online at or text Crime Stoppers at 274637, using the key word “ITip” followed by your tip. All Crime Stoppers methods are anonymous.

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