Pampa man dies after being hit by train

Thursday night, Pampa police officers were was dispatched to the train intersection on Starkweather. The call came in from BNSF Railroad of a pedestrian being struck by a train.

Investigators said the train engineer noticed the pedestrian walking near the track and began to blow the horn. The train was not able to stop and the pedestrian was struck by the train.

Judge Ogle arrived and pronounced the pedestrian deceased on scene. The pedestrian was identified as Joaquin Salcedo, Jr, 22, of Pampa.

The accident is still under investigation.

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