Man fatally struck by train while searching for family dog in Davidson Co.

DAVIDSON COUNTY, N.C. — A man in Davidson County died after being hit by an Amtrak train Monday night.

Deputies say he was looking for the family dog when he was struck around 6:30 p.m. near Turner Road in Lexington.

The train’s engineer called 911, but Davidson County EMS were unable to revive the man with CPR.

The man was pronounced deceased at Thomasville Medical Center.

His identity has not been released pending notification of the family.

The Davidson County Sheriff’s Office and Norfolk Southern Railroad are investigating.

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