Coroner identifies man killed by train in Latta

LATTA, SC (WBTW) – Dillon County officials say a man was killed after being struck by a train Wednesday night in Latta.

According to Dillon County Coroner Donnie Grimsley, 53-year-old Lou Allen, of Latta, was struck and killed by a train Wednesday night at the intersection of Leitner and Railroad Streets in Latta. 

Grimsley says Allen was likely walking along the tracks when he was hit by the train. The Dillon County Coroner’s Office and Latta Police are investigating. 

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