- Associated Press - Monday, August 25, 2014

PLAINFIELD, Conn. (AP) - Police say a Rhode Island man has been struck and killed by a privately-owned train in Plainfield.

Authorities tell WFSB-TV (bit.ly/1om5H46) that 39-year-old James A. Hawkins III of Coventry, Rhode Island, died Monday afternoon after being struck by the train on privately-owned railroad tracks around Norwich Road.

They say train is owned and was being operated by 44-year-old Donald Hopkins of Plainfield.

Further details were not available. An investigation is continuing.

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Information from: WFSB-TV, https://www.wfsb.com


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