Man dead after being hit by train in Phoenix
PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) — A man is dead after being hit by a train in Phoenix on Sunday evening.
Officers were called to a railroad crossing near Thomas Road and 27th Avenue after a man was found dead around 8 p.m. According to investigators, the man was walking toward the train tracks, and the operator attempted to stop. However, the man then fell onto the tracks and was struck and killed. No criminal charges will be filed for the train operator, police said. It’s also unclear if the man was impaired at the time of the incident.
Thomas Road near 27th Avenue was closed detectives investigated. It has since reopened.
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