37-year-old Leonor Cax-Chavez

The Georgetown Police Department is investigating after a person was run over by a train.

Police were dispatched to the area of Douglas Street and the railroad crossing in Georgetown and a preliminary investigation revealed that the incident occurred at around 8:45 p.m., when a Delmarva Central Railroad train struck a subject that was lying on the tracks.

The subject, 37-year-old Leonor Cax-Chavez, of Georgetown, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The investigation is still ongoing and no charges have been filed. More information may be released as it becomes available.