Pedestrian Killed in Train Accident off East Crockett in San Antonio, TX
San Antonio, TX — April 28, 2023, one person was killed as the result of a train accident that occurred at around 8:35 p.m. off of East Crockett Street.
Details provided by police officials say that the incident occurred on tracks that were off the corner of East Crockett Street and North Onslow Street. This area appears to be near Lincoln Park, between East Houston Street and East Commerce Street.
According to initial statements, a man thought to be in his 20s or 30s was walking at the time. For reasons not currently clear, he was on tracks as a Union Pacific train was passing through. It appears the engineer and conductor hit their brakes when they saw "an object" in front of them. This is said to be when the train hit the pedestrian.
As a result, the man sustained fatal injuries. Authorities have not yet released the victim's identity pending further investigations. Additional details about circumstances leading up to the collision are also still under investigation.