Man hit, killed by train on Northeast Side identified

Fatality happened around 3:19 p.m. near Miller Road, Gibb Sprawl Road

SAN ANTONIOUPDATE: The Medical Examiner’s Office identified the man hit and killed by a train on the Northeast Side as Joe Frank Watkins.

(Original Story)

A man died after being hit by a train on the Northeast Side on Monday afternoon, according to the Bexar County Sheriff’s Office.

The incident happened around 3:19 p.m. near Miller Road and Gibb Sprawl Road.

Deputies said a man was walking along the train tracks when he was struck by a train.

Emergency crews performed CPR on the man but were unsuccessful.

Further details are limited at this time. KSAT will update this story as more information becomes available.

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