HYATTSVILLE, Md. (WUSA9) -- Police say a man was killed Saturday morning after being struck by a train in Prince George's County.

At about 5:00 a.m. officers responded to the train tracks behind 4604 Emerson St. in Hyattsville for a report of a body on the tracks.

The victim was identified as 49-year-old Clifton Jerry Pendergrass, Jr.

Initial investigation revealed that he was on the train tracks and may have been intoxicated, police say. It looked as though a train heading southbound struck Pendergrass and continued on.

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