Pedestrian struck and killed by train at Morris Majestic Road crossing

A white male believed to be in his late 20's or early 30's was struck and killed by a CSX train Friday night.

The incident happened just after 9:30 p.m. after the railroad company reported a person possibly hit near the crossing at Morris Majestic Road. Jefferson County Sheriff's deputies, along with Warrior and Palmerdale Fire and Rescue workers, to the scene and found a body along the tracks approximately 150 yards south of Happy Top Road.

The incident is still under investigation and more information will be released as it becomes available.