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.


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.


To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the
Conversation Guidelines and FAQs

Leave a Comment