Deadly train accident in downtown Jackson - - The News for South Mississippi

Deadly train accident in downtown Jackson

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JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

An accident involving a train in downtown Jackson has left one person dead.

Jackson police say it happened about 9:40 Friday night at the State Street railroad crossing.  

An unidentified man was driving south on State, near McNutt Street, when his Honda was struck by the train.  

The area was closed off to traffic while crews cleared the scene.  

Accident reconstructionists are assisting JPD with the investigation.

We will have more on this story as details become available.

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