22-year-old man found dead in downtown after being struck by train

Published 3:14 pm Friday, July 14, 2023

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A Suffolk man was found dead on Norfolk Southern tracks in downtown after being struck by a train.
Clyde Herbert Hill III, 22, of Suffolk was found in an area between North 9th and 10th streets. In a Friday afternoon news release, police said the family has been notified and no foul play is suspected.
Norfolk Southern Railroad Dispatch contacted the Suffolk 911 Center at about 12:11 p.m. Thursday July 13, in reference to a possible person on the railroad tracks.
The Norfolk Southern Track Supervisor advised he was operating in the area on when he observed a backpack and a body in between the tracks, according to the release. When units arrived, they observed an obviously deceased male that was struck by a train.
The investigation remains ongoing at this time. Police said there is no further information available for release.
If anyone has information regarding this incident, contact Suffolk Police or Suffolk Crime Line. To submit online, go to p3tips.com, visit the Suffolk Police Department website (suffolkva.us/spd) and look for the Suffolk Crime Line link, or go to the department Facebook page at Facebook.com/suffolkpolicedepartment.

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