News: No body found after reported train, pedestrian crash
AUSTIN, TX – A pedestrian was reportedly struck by a train in the area of West Mary Street and S 7th Street around 5:40 a.m. Monday.
When first responders arrived at the scene, a body was not found, a tweet from ATCEMS showed. In an effort to locate the victim, emergency crews used a thermal imaging drone.
Train-pedestrian collision W Mary St / S 7th St (05:40) Reported train-pedestrian collision. Crews are attempting to locate patient. The train is stopped in the area and may affect #ATXTraffic. Avoid the area by seeking alternate routes. More to follow. pic.twitter.com/BFovd7xMQw— ATCEMS (@ATCEMS) February 27, 2023
After a couple of hours, officials were unable to find the body; the train left the scene around 8 a.m.
Updates will be posted when more information surfaces.
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