Person struck by train, killed in east Charlotte

One person was struck by a train and killed in east Charlotte Monday night.

The collision happened just before 9 p.m. in the 700 block of Pecan Drive, between Seventh Street and Independence Expressway.

Police have not released the name of the victim or said what happened in the moments just before the collision.

The incident remained under investigation late Monday.

Cleve R. Wootson Jr.: 704-358-5046, @CleveWootson