Sunday, May 14, 2017

Canadian Teen ReAnna Wilson Killed By Train

Hemphill County Sheriff Nathan Lewis confirmed a 13-year-old girl, ReAnna Wilson, was hit and killed by a BNSF train Saturday afternoon in Canadian. Authorities had previously reported the girl's name as Brianna Wilson.

Sheriff Lewis said Wilson was traveling east into town when she stopped to let a northbound train pass. Once the train had cleared, Wilson stepped onto the tracks and was hit by a southbound train.

Sheriff Lewis said Wilson was distracted by her cell phone and ear buds. He said investigators also believe Wilson had stopped on the tracks to check her phone.


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