Coroner identifies man killed after being struck by train in Lincoln County

Deputies and first responders investigate the scene where a pedestrian was struck by a train in Lincoln County. (Photo: WKYT)
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STANFORD, Ky. (WKYT) – A man is dead after being hit by a train in Lincoln County.

The Lincoln County Coroner says the victim 48-year-old Scott Boyd.

Deputies say they got a call that a pedestrian had been hit by a train just before 3 a.m. Saturday.

According to the coroner, Boyd was walking northbound on the Northern Suffolk railroad tracks in the Bowen area off Hwy. 127, when he was hit by a southbound train.

The engineer on the train reportedly told investigators he saw Boyd on the edge of the track but was unable to stop the train.