Fisherman killed after being hit by train in Columbia County

Columbia County

STOCKPORT, N.Y. (NEWS10) — A fisherman died Friday after he was hit by a train in Stockport.

The Columbia County Sheriff’s Office said 51-year-old Bernard Barrett, of Hudson, was hit by a train around 2 p.m. at the Columbiaville Trestle at the end of Station Road.

Police said Barrett was fishing off the trestle and ran when he heard the train whistle. He tripped and was struck by the train. He was thrown into the water from the collision and located by a person who was fishing nearby.

Barret was conscious and alert at the scene. He was brought to Albany Medical Center where he later died.

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Download our news app

App Store Link
Google Play Link

Latest PODCAST episode

More PODCAST: On the Story with Trishna Begam

Click Below to set up your cable box


Latest COVID-19 News

More COVID-19

Cuomo Under Fire News

More Cuomo Under Fire