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Man killed on train tracks in Bryan

Monday, August 20, 2012 - 12:57pm

On Monday, the Bryan Police Department responded to a major accident on the railroad tracks near the intersection of 3200 Finfeather Rd. and W. Villa Maria Rd.

Union Pacific railroad officials notified Brazos County 911 that a man had been hit by a passing train headed northbound on the tracks.

The black male was pronounced dead on scene by Justice of the Peace Vera Lara-Hooge. An autopsy has been ordered. No one else was hurt during the accident.

The intersection of F&B Road and Wellborn Rd. is closed due to the stopped train that was involved in the accident. The deceased’s name will be released pending next of kin notification.

The investigation is still ongoing. If anyone has any information about the incident, please contact the Bryan Police Department at 979-209-5300 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 979-775-TIPS.

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