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Leetsdale Man Identified as the Pedestrian Fatally Struck by a Train

Moon and Coraopolis Police section off the CSX train tracks after the fatal accident. Credit: Larissa Dudkiewicz
Moon and Coraopolis Police section off the CSX train tracks after the fatal accident. Credit: Larissa Dudkiewicz

Authorities have identified a Leetsdale man struck and killed by a train Saturday afternoon while walking along the tracks.  

Trevor Fluharty, 18, of Leetsdale, was pronounced dead at the scene, according to the Allegheny County Medical Examiner's officer. 

The accident happened on the CSX railroad tracks along Route 51/University Boulevard, near Valley Ambulance.

Moon and Coraopolis police were called to assist about 4:45 p.m.

Officials believe Fluharty didn't hear the train.

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BP August 12, 2013 at 06:50 AM
CSX killing over 100 people a year without the proper safety equipment in place is no "accident". Just pure GREED!!!

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