Montgomery County Police Department’s Major Crimes Division is investigating the death of a man who was fatally struck by a CSX Freight train at the Germantown Marc train station.
Randolph Garth, 60, of Martinsburg, W. Va., has been identified by police as the man who died. According to a police statement, officers from the Germantown district station and Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services personnel were dispatched to the scene—located at 19301 Mateny Hill Road—at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday.
Garth was crossing the tracks at the platform when he was struck by the CSX Freight train and died at the scene, police say.
People with information about this incident are encouraged to call the Major Crimes Division at 240-773-5070.
Correction: A previous version of this article’s headline incorrectly said that the man was fatally struck by a Germantown Marc train. The headline has been changed because the man was actually fatally struck by a CSX Freight train at the Germantown Marc train station. We regret the error.