Farwell man killed in pickup versus train accident
Thu, 10 Jul 2014 20:34:59 GMT —
On July 9, at approximately 10:15 a.m., a pickup versus train resulted in the death of a Farwell man.
The 2004 Dodge Ram, driven by Ramiro Ruiz Nicolas, 59, was southbound on County Road 6 in Parmer County near Farwell.
Nicolas disregarded the Railroad Crossing signand continued onto the tracks. He was struck by a train approaching from the west.
The Dodge came to rest off of the tracks on the east side of the crossing. Nicolas was ejected and killed. He was pronounced dead by Justice of the Peace Sandra Clayton.