Pedestrian Killed in Houston, TX, Train Accident on TC Jester
Houston, TX -- January 27, 2017, a person was killed due to an accident where they were struck by a train while walking near TC Jester Boulevard.
Houston emergency personnel were called to the accident scene at around 6:30 p.m. near the intersection of TC Jester Boulevard and Allen Street.
According to preliminary investigations, a pedestrian was walking in the area of the tracks as a train was coming. It's unclear whether the pedestrian was crossing the tracks or walking along them. The person apparently did not notice the train coming and did not move off the tracks. The train did not stop in time and struck the victim on the tracks.
Houston PD officials say that victim was pronounced dead at the scene. It's currently unclear what factors contributed to the incident.
No further information is currently available.
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