Person hit, killed by train near Cheshire Bridge in Atlanta, officials say

A person was hit and killed by a train in Atlanta on Wednesday morning, CSX officials told Channel 2 Action News.

Just after 6 a.m. a CSX freight train hit a person who was on the tracks west of Cheshire Bridge Road near Faulkner Road in Atlanta.

Atlanta police and fire officials responded to the death.

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CSX officials said the person who died was trespassing on railroad property when the train came.

The person who died has not been identified.

The death is still being investigated

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