Man Hit, Killed By Train In Murfreesboro

Posted at 5:39 AM, May 31, 2018
and last updated 2018-05-31 12:57:18-04

A 39-year-old man was struck and killed by a train late Wednesday night in Murfreesboro. 

The incident happened around 10 p.m. along the train tracks near South Church Street. 

The pedestrian was apparently walking on or near the tracks after dark when he was struck. Witnesses said he possibly laid down on the tracks.

He was hit and immediately killed. There was no way for the train to stop in time. 

Police said the victim was homeless.