One Killed in Friday Wreck in Bloomburg

According to the Texas Department of Public Safety, an elderly Miller County, Arkansas man died Friday afternoon after being struck by a moving train in Cass County, Texas (DPS).

James Martin, 92, died at the scene on County Road 4920 in Cass County, roughly two miles southeast of Bloomburg.

According to DPS Trooper Ethan Sartor’s preliminary investigation, Martin was crossing the railroad tracks on 4920 just before 3 p.m. Friday and failed to give the right of way to a Union Pacific Freight Train going northbound.
The crash is still being investigated, and more information will be published as soon as it becomes available.

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