CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) — One person is dead after being struck by a train in West Ashley.

Charleston police responded at about 6:45 p.m. Sunday to an area of Hilton Drive after receiving a report that someone had been hit by a train.

Police said that person died at the scene.

“This area is not near any vehicular roadways, and the incident is not being investigated as a traffic collision, but detectives are on scene, and an investigation is ongoing,” said Sgt. Elisabeth Wolfsen with the Charleston Police Department.