Man hit by train in Waldorf

A man was struck by a train and killed in Charles County Tuesday, authorities said.

Charles County Sheriff's Office reported that the man who was sitting on the tracks was struck by a CSX train near Industrial Park Drive in Waldorf.

The man was identified as Jose Ramirez-Lopez, 43, of Waldorf. It’s unknown why he was on the tracks but witnesses said he’d been drinking alcohol prior to being hit.