Train stopped near Leggett crossover as Abilene PD investigates ‘crash’ involving pedestrian


ABILENE, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) — A train is stopped on North and South First Streets near Leggett after police say someone was hit by it.

According to a social media post made by the Abilene Police Department (APD) just before 8 Monday night, officers are working a “crash involving pedestrian and train” on the tracks near the Leggett crossover.

Police say a man was pronounced dead at the hospital after being hit by the train.

The train will remain stopped on the tracks “for a while” as police investigate, APD says.

This is a developing story. Check back with for more information as it becomes available.

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