Man walking on tracks struck by train in S CLT

( Fully Involved Media Group )

A man who was walking on train tracks in south Charlotte was struck by a train, officials said. 

Officers responded to calls around 4 p.m. near Old Pineville Road and Pineville Point Road. Police said the victim was struck by a Norfolk Southern train and was immediately transported to the hospital to be treated.

Officers remained on scene and portions of Archdale Road and Old Pineville were temporarily shut down.

The victim, Toby Pires, 40, succumbed to his injuries on Sunday, February 9.