FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP -- The Portage County Sheriff's Office is investigating the death of a 43-year-old man after he was fatally struck by a train.

The sheriff's office was contacted by Norfolk Southern Railroad police just after midnight after the train hit the man on the tracks in the area of Ravenna and Diagonal roads.

Edward Dye, with a last known address on Willow Lake Drive in Hudson, was pronounced dead at the scene.