Police identify train accident victim

Feb. 02, 2013 @ 05:58 PM

Police have identified the man who died in a fatal train accident Tuesday. The victim has been identified as Raymond Jacob Phillips Jr., 78, of Chapel Hill, according to police.

The accident was reported at 7:51 p.m. Tuesday about one quarter of a mile from the train crossing on Buchanan Boulevard near West Main Street. The pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene, the police stated.