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Man killed by train in Pittsfield

The scene of an accident in Pittsfield, where a person was hit and killed by a train. The scene of an accident in Pittsfield, where a person was hit and killed by a train. | Photo: The Berkshire Eagle.

WNYT Staff
Updated: February 25, 2020 07:22 PM
Created: February 25, 2020 05:19 PM

PITTSFIELD, Mass. - A man has been hit and killed by a train in Pittsfield.

Pittsfield police say 54-year-old Rodney Sumner died after being hit by a train Tuesday afternoon.

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Investigators believe he was observing nearby construction and unable to get out of the path of the train.

Sumner was not believed to have been distracted or impaired.

Police are investigating the death as accidental.


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