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Man killed by freight train at Germantown MARC station

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Posted at 10:57 AM, Jan 26, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-26 11:00:52-05

GERMANTOWN, Md. (WMAR) — Montgomery County Police are investigating after a 60-year-old West Virginia man was struck and killed by a CSX freight train on Wednesday.

It happened around 6:30 p.m. at the Germantown Marc train station at 19301 Mateny Hill Road.

Police believe the victim was crossing the tracks at the platform when he was hit. The victim, Randolph Garth died on scene.

Garth was not a CSX employee according to officials.

Anyone with information is asked to call detectives at 240-773-5070.