GREER, S.C. (WSPA) – One person is dead after being hit by a train Thursday afternoon in Greer.

The person was hit around 2:40 p.m. near the intersection of Moore Street and Able Street.

The man who was hit died at the scene, Greer Police said.

The Greenville County Coroner’s Office identified the pedestrian as 70-year-old Randall Edward Palmer, of Greer.

Palmer was walking near the train intersection and was hit by the train when crossing the train gate according to the coroner.

The Greer Police Department and Greenville County Coroner’s Office are investigating.