Rusty Garrett here with the weekend outlook: Saturday will be the milder of the two days. Sun and clouds will be the rule with early weekend highs in the mid 80s. Back to the low to mid 90s on Sunday!
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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