LAKELAND, Fla. — The Polk County Sheriff's Office has identified the man killed by a train in Lakeland.
Authorities said 58-year-old Randolph Eugene Rhymes of Lakeland may have been sleeping on the railroad tracks near U.S. Hwy 92 at 4 a.m. Wednesday when he was struck and killed.
According to the sheriff's office, video on the train shows him lying between the rails between Fish Hatchery Road and Combee Road. No foul play is suspected.
Not far from the incident, deputies found copper wire, gloves and pliers.
The crash stopped the train and the following investigation kept four crossings blocked for several hours. The following railroad crossings were closed for several hours in Lakeland:
- Fairway Avenue
- Combee Road
- Fish Hatchery Road
- Reynolds Road
The crash remains under investigation.