Local News

Train hits, injures man in Kenly

A man suffered serious injuries Wednesday night after he was hit by a CSX train in Kenly, according to Johnston County dispatch officials.

Posted Updated

KENLY, N.C. — Kenly police said a man lost both legs Wednesday night when a train hit him.

Police Chief Josh Gibson said it was unclear why James McRoy, of Arizona, was on the tracks.

The conductor of a CSX train called police to report that he had hit something just before 11 p.m. He stopped the train, and, while searching along the tracks, he found McRoy.

McRoy was taken to a hospital. His condition was not available Thursday afternoon.

Train service resumed as normal Thursday morning.

More On This


Copyright 2023 by Capitol Broadcasting Company. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.