Kedarion Cooper Killed in Grand Prairie, TX, Train Accident
Grand Prairie, TX -- January 19, 2017, Kedarion Cooper was killed following an accident in which he was struck by a train while crossing a set of tracks.
Officials from the Grand Prairie Police Department released preliminary reports concerning the fatal accident. It took place at around 4:30 p.m. in the 2300 block of West Main Street.
According to police investigators, 18-year-old Cooper was walking with a group of other teenagers. As they crossed the railroad tracks, Cooper was somehow unable to avoid an oncoming Union Pacific freight train. The train hit Cooper, fatally injuring him.
Emergency services transported Cooper to Parkland Memorial Hospital for intensive care, but he eventually died there. No other injuries were reported.
At this time, police officials have not determined how exactly the accident occurred. Their investigations are ongoing.
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