FERNLEY, Nev. (AP, MyNews4.com & KRNV) -- Lyon County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the area of the Pilot Travel Center in Fernley, Nevada after a report of a male subject who had been struck by a train on the afternoon Friday, March 28.
Upon arrival, deputies discovered the man dead. Train officials with (Union Pacific) say the male was walking westbound on the tracks. They also report they sounded their horn and attempted to stop the train, but the male never moved and did not respond to the sound of the horn. The train was also traveling westbound and male was struck from behind.
At this time the investigation is still ongoing.