LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) - Lufkin Police say a man was killed Saturday morning after being hit by a train on Southwood Drive.
According to the report, the train operator spotted a man lying on the tracks and sounded the train horn for him to move. The man, later identified as Guadalupe Alonzo Estrada, 19, of Diboll, would not move as the operator unsuccessfully attempted to stop the nearly mile-long train.
Estrada was pronounced dead at the scene, about a quarter mile south of Gobblers Knob Road, just after 5 a.m.
©2009 KTRE. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.
According to the Texas Workforce Commission, unemployment rate has fallen to a 3.9 percent since In East Texas some holiday job openings have helped that percentage grow. During March Target finished a 3.5 million dollar remodel that brought in new product lines. “We've actually added new positions and we've been able to accommodate additional hires because our business has escalated since then,” said store team leader, Kris Hoephner. This addition to the Ta...More >>
The 7th grade, STEM program from Lufkin joined up with some of the senior STEM students and spent their Friday, morning, planting trees at Burley Primary and Slack Elementary Schools.More >>
A man found guilty for killing a baby is free tonight, following a decision from his parole board. The family of that child speaks out.More >>
The National Retail Federation is forecasting a busy holiday season with consumers spending - on average about 4 percent more than last year.More >>
A medical helicopter airlifted at least one person from the scene of a two-vehicle wreck that occurred near the Angelina-Polk county line on U.S. Highway 59 South Friday afternoon.More >>