Railroad worker killed along railroad tracks in New Orleans

Railroad worker killed along railroad tracks in New Orleans
A train sits at a stand-still after an unclassified fatality occurred on the train tracks on the morning of Feb. 20.
A train sits at a stand-still after an unclassified fatality occurred on the train tracks on the morning of Feb. 20.

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - Police are investigating a fatality on the railroad tracks running along the lakefront. A spokesperson with Norfolk Southern Railroad identified the victim as 25-year-old Kyle Liebold, a worker with Norfolk Southern Railroad.

According to NOPD, the Liebold was struck by a train around 6:22 a.m. near the corner of Hayne Boulevard and Mercier Street.

Details surrounding Liebold's are still unknown. His death will remain unclassified until an autopsy is performed, according to police.

Fox 8 will continue to update this story as more information becomes available.

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