Identity Of Man Struck, Killed By Train Released

A man was struck and killed by a train just west of Greenville, Saturday.

The collision happened on the tracks between Washington Avenue and Anderson Road.

According to the Greenville County Coroner’s Office, the victim has been identified as Mark Walter Hewins, 57 of Greenville.

A report on the case from the Coroner’s Office says the operator of the train blew the horn when they noticed a person lying on the tracks and applied the emergency brakes. The train was not able to stop before hitting Hewins.

A medical exam is scheduled for Monday to find out more information.

The case is still under investigation by the Greenville County Sheriff’s Office and the Greenville County Coroner’s Office.

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