A 43-year-old Kingston man was killed in an accident involving a CSX train Friday, March 10 at about 3:37 p.m., according to the Ulster County Sheriff’s office. The incident took place near Winsupply at 1074 Morton Boulevard.
No further details were available. The name of the victim was withheld pending notification of next of kin.
This was the second person struck by a CSX train in Kingston in less than a month. It is also the third traffic fatality in Kingston in the last three months after a fatal school bus accident in February 2023 and a fatal cycling accident on Dec. 27, 2022.
Also in Dec. 2022, a driver was hit by a CSX train at a notoriously dangerous intersection, prompting safety improvements to the crossing.
Assisting the sheriff’s officers were the Town of Ulster Police, the State Police, Mobile Life Support, Ulster Hose #5 and CSX.