Fatal TRE Train Accident Kills Homeless Man

DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – A homeless man is dead after he was struck by a TRE train Tuesday morning.

According to DART, three men were on the tracks at Medical Center Blvd., as the train approached traveling westbound around 11 a.m.  They all ran from the tracks to escape the oncoming train.  One of the the men did not get far away enough from the tracks and was hit.  He was taken to Parkland hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

No other injuries were reported, according to DART.  Train service resumed about an hour later once the investigation wrapped up.

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