A man sits behind bars after his wife is hit and killed by a train. Anniston Police Sergeant Kyle Price says officers responded to the train tracks near Cooper Circle in the Wellburn area around 4:15 Thursday evening. There, police found Connie Burgess badly injured by a train.
Her husband, Benny Burgess was also at the scene when police arrived. Connie was taken to Anniston Regional Medical Center, where she died from her injuries.
Sergeant Price said they spoke with the train crew, passengers, and Burgess. Price says they arrested Burgess and are charging him with murder.