Man hit, killed by train

Victim was sleeping on railroad tracks, police say

SAN ANTONIO - A man was found dead on a set of train tracks after he was hit by an oncoming train early Saturday morning. 

San Antonio police say the man was killed instantly.

According to police, the conductor honked his horn several times when he noticed the man sleeping on the tracks.

Police said the man did not move fast enough and the train could not slow down in time to prevent the accident.  

The incident happened around 4 a.m in the 9500 block of Interstate Highway 35. 

The medical examiner is working on identifying the man. 

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