Pedestrian killed in collision with train in Garden City

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GARDEN CITY, Ga. (WSAV) – The Garden City Police Department and other agencies are investigating a fatal collision involving a train and a pedestrian.

The accident happened Wednesday around 11 a.m. near the Big Hill Road and CSX/Amtrak crossing near Bazemore Park.

The train crossing closed down for a few hours as law enforcement investigated the scene.

“We’ve also called for assistance from the Georgia State Patrol to assist us in this incident, so right I can confirm that it is a fatality and we are continuing our investigation,” said Garden City Police Chief Gilbert Ballard.

According to a city spokesperson, the crossing opened back up around 2 p.m.

The identity of the victim has not been released.

This story is developing. News 3 will keep you updated on-air and online.

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