Man Struck By Train In Van Zandt County

DPS officers are investigating an early morning accident in Van Zandt county after a man was struck by a train and killed.

It happened at around 12:30 a.m. on Northeast Commerce Street in Wills Point.

Authorities tell us, the train's engineer reported a man laying on the tracks as the train was approaching.  He was unable to stop the train before striking the man.

The man's body was taken to Dallas for an autopsy. His name has not been released.