Police investigating after man hit, killed by CSX train in Westfield

Hampden County

One man is dead after he was hit by a train Saturday night in Westfield.

Westfield Sgt. Jeffrey Baillargeon told 22News, a white man was hit by a CSX train at around 7:59 p.m. Saturday night.

Hamdpen County DA Spokesperson James Leyden told 22News the man’s death was an “apparent suicide.”

When our 22News crews got there they saw a significant police presence at the intersection of East Mountain Road and Route 20 near the train tracks.

We also saw an ambulance, firetruck, and state police cruisers. 

The incident is being investigated.

This is a developing story, 22News will provide updates as they become available. 

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