- Associated Press - Friday, October 9, 2015

SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - Caddo Parish sheriff’s deputies have identified a man killed by a train.

KTBS-TV reports (https://bit.ly/1Zm8Bvu) the victim was 56-year-old Austin Gullette, of Keithville, who was walking on railroad tracks late Thursday when an oncoming Burlington Northern Santa Fe train hit him.

Deputies said the train engineer told them he was sounding the horn but the man made no attempt to get off the track.

The accident happened beside Mansfield Road between Stagecoach Road and Williamson Way. It remains under investigation.


Information from: KTBS-TV, https://ktbs.com

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