SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU)— A man standing on the Norfolk Southern Rail Road tracks in Scranton was pronounced dead after being struck by a train on the night of 5/13.
According to the Lackawanna County Coroner, 52-year-old Walter Sherman, from Scranton, was pronounced dead on Sunday after being struck by a train just before midnight on 5/13.
The coroner said Sherman was standing on the Norfolk Southern Rail Road Tracks near the 300 block of Meridian Avenue when he was struck by a train.
Officials said Sherman was transported to the Geisinger Community Medical Center ICU where he was pronounced dead two days later.
The Scranton Police Department is investigating this incident.