Man killed after parking truck on train tracks
Fri, 30 Aug 2013 07:22:38 GMT —
An Amarillo man is dead after his vehicle was struck by a train.
Thursday night at approximately 10:00 p.m. Amarillo Police Department officers responded to a truck v. train wreck in the 900 block of Folsom Road and the railroad track in east Amarillo.
According to APD, responding officers found a red Dodge Ram pickup had been struck by a BNSF train. The truck had been sitting on the track without lights on when it was struck by an eastbound train on the driver's side. The driver, 29-year-old Ricky Dale Rogers was thrown from the vehicle. Rogers was pronounced dead at the scene from injuries he received in the wreck. An autopsy has been ordered.
APD Traffic Investigation Squad is investigating this incident.