Train kills man in Martinez
A Columbia County man died Monday after being struck by a train in Martinez.
Jairo H. Lopez was walking along a train track about 10 p.m. Monday when he was struck near Baston Road and Martinez Boulevard. According to Columbia County Deputy Coroner Harriett Garrison, Lopez was transported to Augusta University Medical Center and was pronounced dead at 11:57 p.m.
Lopez, 39, died from internal bleeding due to a liver laceration, Garrison confirmed.
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