SAVANNAH, GA (January 11, 2016): Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department’s Major Accident Investigations Team are investigating a fatal collision involving a 26-year-old man and a CSX freight train on Saturday morning.
At approximately 2:41 a.m., Alexander Lucas was traveling west on Grove Point Road after turning around at a dead-end , in a Mitsubishi Eclipse when his car became wedged on railroad tracks. Lucas exited the vehicle for an unknown reason, standing on the tracks. The oncoming train was unable to stop as it struck him and the vehicle.
Lucas was pronounced deceased at the scene.
This is an ongoing (MAIT) investigation.