Victim in fatal train accident id’d; 2nd victim in critical condition


UPDATE: Fredericksburg police say 30-year-old Jeremy David Day of Fredericksburg has been identified as the man killed in Saturday’s train accident.  The other victim remains in critical condition at a Richmond hospital. The investigation is still active and ongoing. The Fredericksburg Police Department asks that anyone with information about this incident contact police at 540-373-3122.

FREDERICKSBURG, Va. (WRIC) — Two men were struck and seriously injured by a CSX train early Saturday morning in Fredericksburg.

According to a press release issued by the Fredericksburg Police, the incident happened at about 3:25 a.m. at the CSX train tracks located near VRE Parking Lot G. Both men were transported to the hospital for serious, life-threatening injuries.

At 1 p.m., one of the victims died from their injuries. Police are attempting to locate the deceased man’s next of kin.

The other victim remains in critical condition and has been transported to a hospital in Richmond.

The investigation is still active and ongoing. Stay with 8News as more details become available about the incident.

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