Man struck by train, killed

A man struck by a train was killed instantly late Monday night.
Officer Orlando Hinojosa, spokesman for Denton police, said a man on the railroad tracks near Dallas Drive was struck and killed by a Union Pacific Railroad train.
The man, believed to be Hispanic and in his late 20s to mid 30s, has not yet been identified.
The call came into dispatch at 10:19 p.m., Hinojosa said.
Denton Fire Department assisted in locating the man’s body that was found nearly 50 yards south of Dallas Drive.
Union Pacific Railroad investigators were called to the scene and will be heading up the investigation, police said.
No further details are immediately available. An investigation is underway.

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