Contractor critically injured in crash with MARTA train has died

NORTH FULTON COUNTY, Ga. — A contractor, who was critically injured when his work vehicle was hit by a train Sunday night, has died, a spokesperson for MARTA confirmed.

The incident happened near Medical Center Station in Sandy Springs around 9 p.m.

The contractor worked for Cleveland Electric. He has been identified as 38-year-old Robert Smith of Griffin.

The spokesperson said there were no reported injuries among passengers and the rail operator was able to safely offload riders.

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