Man Struck and Killed by Train

Man Struck and Killed by Train

POSTED: Thursday, November 10, 2011 - 11:31am

UPDATED: Thursday, November 10, 2011 - 4:37pm

EL PASO – A man was struck and killed by a train Wednesday night after attempting to drive around the crossing arms.

Alberto Salinas, 24, was trying to cross train tracks in the 300 block of North Zaragoza when his vehicle was struck by the train. Police say Salinas died at the scene. Speed is not considered to be a factor, but it is unclear whether alcohol was involved.

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How unfortunate. Motorist have to remember,
just a few minutes saved might be their last minutes on earth. Drivers need to respect trains. God Bless his family and condolences for their loss.

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