UPDATE: Officials release name of man hit and killed by train

UPDATE: 12:20 p.m. Sunday

(WBIR-Blount County) The Blount County Sheriff's Office released the name of the victim who was hit and killed by a train late Saturday night.

BCSO said Jeffrey Wane Collins, 46, of Maryville, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Officials said the investigation is ongoing.

ORIGINAL STORY:

The Blount County Sheriff's Office says a call came in jut before midnight reporting a man hit by a CSX train. Investigators have found the body of the man who was hit an killed. There's no identification of the victim at this time.

The investigation is happening in a wooded area off Watson Drive in Maryville.

We will keep you updated as more information becomes available.


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