Man Walking Along Tracks Hit By Train In Edmond


Tuesday, August 14th 2018, 10:45 am
By: News 9


Authorities are investigating after a man was hit by a train, Tuesday morning. 

Members of the Edmond Police Department alongside the NTSF investigators responded at the scene near Edwards Street and Thatcher Street.

Officials said the victim was walking southbound along the tracks on Thatcher Street and ignored all indications from the oncoming train. The conductor applied the emergency brake, but the victim was still hit. The victim sustained head and leg injuries and was transported to the hospital in an emergency vehicle. 

Officials also said the victim had a hospital band on his wrist at the time of the accident and he smelled a strong odor of alcohol around the victim. 

Officials are conducting a further investigation. 

Officials said the victim was walking southbound along the tracks on Thatcher Street and ignored all indications from the oncoming train. The conductor applied the emergency brake, but the victim was still hit. The victim sustained head and leg injuries and was transported to the hospital in an emergency vehicle. 

Officials also said the victim had a hospital band on his wrist at the time of the accident and he smelled a strong odor of alcohol around the victim. 

Officials are conducting a further investigation. 

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Authorities are investigating after a man was hit by a train, Tuesday morning.  

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