One man is dead after being struck by a freight train in Denton early Wednesday morning, police say.
Authorities responded around 1:52 a.m. Wednesday to a call from Union Pacific Railroad dispatch about a southbound train that might have hit a pedestrian walking on the tracks, according to the Denton Police Department.
Police said the train hit the man near the intersection Locust Street and Interstate 35E.
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By the time police arrived at the scene, the man was dead.
Police said he has not been identified, but is a white male, who they believe is in his 20s. Union Pacific Railroad was assisting in the investigation.