Railroad News

Union Pacific Train Kills Pedestrian

(Houston, Texas – July 19, 2011)

An as-yet unidentified man was found dead along Union Pacific Railroad tracks in the vicinity of Mid Lane and Richmond in southwest Houston, TX early Tuesday morning about 2:00 A.M. From the condition of the body, police surmised that the victim was struck by a passing Union Pacific freight train even though no report was made by the railroad.