NORMAN, Okla. – Authorities say an accident involving a train blocked several intersections in Norman on Friday morning.
Shortly after 7 a.m. on Friday, officials with the Norman Police Department were called to an accident involving a train and a pedestrian at the railroad crossing at Acres St.
Investigators determined that a man stepped in front of the train, even though the train engineer sounded the train’s horn prior to the crash. The man was pronounced dead at the scene.
As a result, the railroad crossings at Acres, Gray, Main and Eufaula were all blocked.
HAPPENING NOW: NPD is responding to a collision involving a train & pedestrian at the Acres St RR crossing.
The RR crossings at Acres St, Gray St, Main St, & Eufaula St are currently blocked. Please utilize an alternate route.
Further info will be released as it is available.
— Norman Police (@normanokpd) July 5, 2019
The man’s name has not been released.