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Deadly Train Accident in Sheffield

NEWS ALERT ? SHEFFIELD

AUTHORITIES RELEASE NAME OF DECEASED PEDESTRIAN HIT BY TRAIN

Authorities have released the name of the man who succumbed to his injuries after being struck by a train last Thursday at the Montgomery Avenue and 1st Street rail crossing.

According to Colbert County Coroner Justin Gasque, Brian Eugene Wellington, 41, was fatally struck by a coal train that was reportedly traveling eastward.

Wellington succumbed to his injuries at North Alabama Medical Center in Florence at 1:37 pm. This according to Sheffield Police Chief Ricky Terry.

“The call came in at around 12:55 pm,” said Chief Terry.

After first responders left the scene, normal traffic resumed at around 2 pm.

***Our thoughts and prayers are with the Family and Friends of the deceased at this time***

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