Man fatally struck by train in Birmingham identified

One person died after being struck by a train in downtown Birmingham on December 5. (Birmingham Police) 

The Jefferson County Coroner has released the name of the pedestrian hit by a train last night.

60-year-old Perry Lewis Dandridge of south Birmingham was killed by a train along 17th St. SW and McMillion Ave. SE.

According to Birmingham Police, all safety mechanisms work at the crossing.

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