Man hit by train in Gaston County dies

GASTON COUNTY, N.C. – The 52-year-old man that was hit by a train in Belmont earlier this week has died, according to officials.

According to Belmont Police, Shaukat Mehmood died Friday as a result of injuries he suffered after he was struck by a train on South Main Street.

Officials haven’t said if Mehmood was trying to cross the railroad tracks or if he was standing too close to the passing train. 

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