News: Train hits, injures pedestrian near Tempe High School

TEMPE, AZ – A train struck and injured a pedestrian on the Union Pacific Railroad tracks near W 13th St and S Farmer Ave Sunday, according to 12 News.

A 37-year-old male was walking south on the train tracks when the train approached him from behind. The train’s conductor used the horn to warn the man of the approaching train, but the man did not get off the tracks. The train hit him at 4:17 a.m.

Rescue crews transported the victim to an area hospital with serious injuries.

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