Rusty Garrett here with the weekend outlook:
Warmer-than-normal afternoons are the rule Saturday and Sunday with highs in the upper 80s to near 90! Rain holding off until the middle of next week.
COLLEGE STATION (November 5, 2012)--Texas A&M University student Garrett Cole Luce, 19, has been struck and killed by a freight train.
Investigators say Luce, of College Station, was struck shortly before 3 a.m. Sunday.
He was pronounced dead at the scene.
Union Pacific spokeswoman Raquel Espinoza said the train’s engineers saw something on the tracks and blew the whistle.
Espinoza said the crew didn't realize a person was on the tracks until the train got closer.
An autopsy was ordered.
KBTX-TV in Bryan reported that Luce was at the Northgate District with friends prior to the accident.
The station reported it’s not yet known whether alcohol was involved in the fatality.
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