Authorities Identify Man Struck, Killed by Train

Witnesses say the man killed by the train did not pay attetnion to the warning lights and arms as the train approached.

COLUMBIA, SC - The name of the person who was hit by an Amtrack train early Tuesday morning has been released. 

Richland County Coroner Gary Watts says 46-year-old Kevin Hayes of Longcreek Drive died from blunt trauma to the head and torso. The incident happened at around 2:40 a.m.

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The incident remains under investigation by the Columbia Police Department. 

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