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New Braunfels man hit by train

Police believe man was sitting or sleeping on tracks

SAN ANTONIO – A New Braunfels man is in a San Antonio hospital Saturday night after being hit by a train earlier in the day. 

The accident happened around 4 a.m. in the 500 block of North Live Oak Avenue in New Braunfels. 

Police believe the man, Jo-Anthony Ontiveros, was sitting or sleeping on the tracks as the train approached. 

The Union Pacific conductor tried to stop, but hit Ontiveros as the train came slowly to a stop.

The injured man regained consciousness while paramedics were treating him.

Ontiveros remains at San Antonio Military Medical Center Saturday night in an unknown condition.