Man Hit and Killed by Train in Texarkana


A man was killed in Texarkana Monday after being struck by a train in Texarkana, Ark.

It happened around 2:45 p.m. Monday at the tracks at Ferguson and Seibert Street.

According to authorities the man was walking down the tracks with his back to the train when he was struck.

He was taken to a local hospital where he died.

Police have identified the man as Willie James Ross, 80 years of age, from Texarkana, Arkansas.

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