Pedestrian dies after being hit by train in Williamsburg County

South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating a deadly crash involving a pedestrian and an Amtrack train in Williamsburg County.

The accident happened around 12:30 Thursday morning just outside the Kingstree city limits, according to Lcpl. Sonny Collins.

The train was traveling north when it struck the pedestrian.

Williamsburg County Coroner Harrison McKnight confirmed that the pedestrian killed was Albert Tisdale, 55, of Kingstree.

An autopsy is scheduled for Thursday at MUSC in Charleston.

The incident is still under investigation.