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Coroner identifies pedestrian killed by train in Harlem

Coroner identifies pedestrian killed by train near Sawdust Road in Harlem.
Coroner identifies pedestrian killed by train near Sawdust Road in Harlem.
Published: May. 12, 2022 at 4:53 PM EDT
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HARLEM, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) - A pedestrian was killed by a train Thursday afternoon in Harlem.

Columbia County Coroner Vernon Collins said around 4:45 p.m. that he was on his way to the scene in the area of North Hicks Street west of Barrett Street near Sawdust Road.

The victim was identified as Tonya Sorrels, 56, of Harlem. Deputies said she was walking on the CSX tracks.

Although the incident is under the jurisdiction of the Harlem Police Department, the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office was assisting with traffic control.

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