Man on tracks hit, killed by train in Haltom City

The Haltom City Police Department is investigating a fatality incident involving a train and a pedestrian that occurred today around 4:00pm.

Haltom City police and fire along with MedStar EMS were called to the 6100 block of Denton Highway near Western Center. A Union Pacific train had stopped after reportedly hitting a man on the tracks.

Officers located an adult man who was deceased on the scene.

No one else was injured. The train conductors and crew are cooperating with the investigation. At this time, officers are still working to identify the man and determine why he was on the tracks.

“Please use Huddleston St. to Western Center Blvd. as a detour for the time being. We expect the train to be able to regain operations shortly.”