Victim in Thanksgiving Day Train Accident Identified

The Nueces County Medical Examiner has identified the man that was struck by a train on Thanksgiving Day.

The incident happened near Sharpsburg Road near Figueroa. It was just before noon on Thanksgiving Day that police say Edward Lopez was struck by a train as he was walking on the tracks.

Lopez was instantly killed.

So far, investigators say he was listening to music on his headphones, probably unable to hear the sound of the train coming.


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