• Texas man sitting on tracks killed by freight train, police say

    By: Bob D'Angelo, Cox Media Group National Content Desk


    SAN ANTONIO - A Texas man sitting on train tracks in San Antonio was struck and killed by a freight train early Monday, KSAT reported.

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    According to police, at 1:53 a.m,. a train conductor saw a man sitting on the tracks and blew his horn, Spectrum News reported. The conductor tried to stop the train but was unable to do so in time, according to the website.

    Authorities said the man, whose name and age have not been released, was killed instantly, KSAT reported.

    Police said the man was pronounced dead at the scene, Spectrum News reported.

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