38-year-old man struck, killed by freight train Saturday in Heidelberg Township

A pedestrian was killed after being hit by a freight train Saturday near Janice Lane in Heidelberg Township.

The incident took place at 5:24pm and was initially called in by Norfolk Southern. The Berks County Coroner’s office was called to the scene shortly after the incident was reported.

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Authorities say the victim was a 38-year-old man who was struck by a train traveling westbound.

No other injuries were reported.

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