92-year-old man dead after train crash in Cass County

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BLOOMBURG, TX – An elderly man died after being struck by a train near Bloomburg in Cass County on Friday afternoon, according to KTAL News.

The crash happened on County Road 4920, southeast of Bloomburg, at around 3 p.m., when 92-year-old James Martin failed to yield to an oncoming Union Pacific freight train at a railroad crossing.

Martin was struck by the northbound train while crossing over the tracks.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The accident remains under investigation at this time.

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