Saturday, May 13, 2017

13-Year-Old Girl Killed By Train Saturday

A juvenile girl has been killed after she was struck by a train in Canadian Saturday evening.

According to Hemphill County Sheriff Nathan Lewis, this happened around 5:00 p.m. when the 13-year-old girl crossed the tracks about a quarter of a mile south of the Purcell Ave crossing.

Sheriff Lewis said the girl was not paying attention and she was hit by a southbound train.

The girl was pronounced dead on scene by Justice of the Peace Larry Dunnam.


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