Victim identified in deadly train accident in Botkins

(Source: Sidney Daily News)

BOTKINS, Ohio (WDTN) – A man is hit and killed by a train in Botkins.

According to our partners at the Sidney Daily News, a CSX employee discovered the body of 39-year-old Clint T. Walker of Anna lying in a ditch near the railroad tracks in the 12000 block of Southland Road around 8:14 a.m Sunday.

Preliminary reports say Walker might have been struck sometime after 10:30 p.m. Saturday. According to Botkins’ police chief, the train didn’t stop because the engineer didn’t realize Walker had been hit.

The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office, CSX Rairoad police and the Botkins Police Department are investigating. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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