Pedestrian killed in train crash on bridge in Augusta County
Robert E. Lester, 60, of Orange, Va., was using the railroad bridge to cross a stream to access his property. As he was walking on the bridge, he encountered a Norfolk-Southern train. The train was not able to stop in time and struck Lester. Lester died at the scene.
No one on the train was injured. The train was able to continue on its way without further incident.
The fatality remains under investigation.