Police Release Name Of Man Hit ByTrain

The accident happened Monday night and severed a Longview man's arm. The victim is identified as 33 year old Jonathan Barnes.

Police say Barnes was walking along the train tracks at Cotton street around 7:00 Monday night when he was struck. The Texas Eagle was headed to Longview, then Chicago.

Barnes was taken to Parkland hospital in Dallas. Officers were not able to speak with Barnes before he was taken to the hospital to find out what happened.

Amy Tatum reporting. atatum@kltv.com