Curry Co. Sheriff: Pedestrian killed by train

A Curry county man was struck dead by a train near US 60 and Sugarbeet Road according to Curry County Undersheriff Wesley Waller.

Deputies were called to the location, about 10pm, where a train had struck a pedestrian who had been sitting on the tracks at the time of the collision.

The investigation has led deputies to believe the man parked a vehicle near the tracks, exited the vehicle and was sitting on the tracks when he was struck by the train.

The name of the person has not yet been pending notification of the next of kin.