Train hits, kills Maxton man

MAXTON — A Maxton man was killed Tuesday evening when he was struck by a train.

Nazareth Floyd, 52, of 239 N.C. 71, was hit while walking across the tracks located between the intersection of Patterson Street and Fifth Street in Maxton, according to Maxton Police Chief Tammy Deese.

The CSX train was traveling east on the track parallel to Central Street in Maxton when it struck Floyd about 8:52 p.m.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Officer Patrick Hun at 910-844-5667.

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