Man on Tracks in Dallas Struck, Killed by Train 10/24/12
October 24, 2012
DALLAS - A transit official says a man walking on railroad tracks in
Dallas has been struck and killed by a commuter train.
Dallas Area Rapid Transit spokesman Morgan Lyons says Wednesday morning's
accident involved a Trinity Railway Express train going about 55 mph.
Officials did not immediately identify the victim, who was hit while near a
trestle and dead at the scene.
Lyons says nobody on board the westbound train was injured.
DART and the Fort Worth Transportation Authority co-own the Trinity Railway
Express. The system provides commuter rail service between Dallas and Fort