Pedestrian dies after being struck by train near Kennedale

The Tarrant County Sheriff’s Office says one person has died after being struck by a Union Pacific train near Kennedale.

At around 12:53pm this afternoon, Kennedale Fire Department, Rendon Fire Department, and Tarrant County Sheriff’s deputies responded to the 7500 block of Hudson Cemetery Road for a pedestrian struck by a train.

Sheriffs deputies arrived within minutes and began life-saving measures on the individual. Paramedics continued life-saving measures, but the person was pronounced deceased at the hospital.

The identity of the victim has not been released.