Train hits and kills jogger in Haltom City

The Haltom City Police Department is investigating the circumstances surrounding a train vs. pedestrian accident yesterday afternoon.

Officers and fire/EMS personnel responded to a person struck by a train near the 2000 block of Carson Street.

Witnesses and train crews reported a jogger was exercising along the train tracks when an eastbound AMTRAK train struck him. It is unknown if the victim was wearing earbuds or headphones at the time of the crash, but detectives did locate a pair of earphones not far from the crash site.

The victim has been identified as a 40 year old male. There were no other injuries.