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Police investigating after man hit, killed by train in Marysville

MARYSVILLE, OH (WCMH) - One man is dead after being struck by a train in Marysville.

According to the Marysville Division of Police, officers were dispatched to the 500 block of East Fourth Street around 3:28am Saturday on the report of a pedestrian struck by a train. When officers arrived, they found the victim, identified as Rylan Drake William Firestine, 18, of Marysville. Firestine was pronounced dead on the scene.

Investigators say it appears Firestine was lying on the tracks just east of the Walnut Street crossing when he was struck. Police are still trying to determine why Firestine was lying on the tracks.

The incident remains under investigation by Marysville Police and the Union County Coroner’s Office.


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