Purcell man killed by train

Saturday, July 19th 2008, 11:24 pm
By: News 9

Associated Press

PURCELL, Okla. -- A Purcell man is dead after being struck by a train said McClain County officials.

A dispatcher for the McClain County Sheriff's Office said 21-year-old Joby Green-Tinker was killed early Saturday morning when he was hit by a train.

Officials said Green-Tinker was walking on or near the train tracks about 3:25 a.m. when he was hit by a passing train.

The incident remains under investigation.