Man dead after being hit by a train in Phoenix

The man hit and killed by a train on Monday has been identified as 47-year-old Victor Gonzalez.
The man hit and killed by a train on Monday has been identified as 47-year-old Victor Gonzalez.(Arizona's Family)
Published: Sep. 26, 2022 at 11:53 AM MST
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PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) -- A man who was hit by a train near a busy Phoenix intersection on Monday morning has now died. Police confirmed around 9 p.m. that 47-year-old Victor Gonzalez died at the hospital. Police responded to a call of an injured man on the train tracks around 10:30 a.m. near 27th Avenue and Thomas Road, which runs close to Grand Avenue.

Officers arrived and found out Gonzalez was on the tracks as the train was approaching. Police say the train stopped after the conductor found out Gonzalez was run over. Crews rushed Gonzalez to the hospital in critical condition, but he died several hours later. Police say early information suggests Gonzalez planned to be hit by the train.