Train Strikes, Kills Man In Craig County - - Tulsa, OK - News, Weather, Video and Sports - |


Train Strikes, Kills Man In Craig County

Posted: Updated:
CRAIG COUNTY, Oklahoma -

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says a Big Cabin man is dead after he was struck Monday evening by a Union Pacific locomotive in Craig County.

He is identified as 35-year-old Phillip McCoy.

The OHP says it happened at 8:20 p.m. on railroad tracks near Highway 69 just east of Big Cabin.

In their report, troopers said the train was headed south when McCoy stepped onto the tracks.

"It's not required to blow the whistle for just running in that area of the tracks, but it's coming up on the crossing, so I'm sure it's getting ready to blow the whistle, but there's lights on the train," said OHP Trooper Ben Bertram.

He says the train stopped about a half mile down the tracks.

The OHP says their investigation as well as an investigation by Union Pacific Police continues.

Special Features

Live Traffic

Get the latest road conditions on Green Country roadways.

iPhone App

Get breaking news, weather, sports & video directly on your iPhone.

CBS Shows

Watch your favorite CBS shows for free online.


Looking for a website or event you heard mentioned on News On 6? Find it here!

TV Schedule

Need to know what's on TV? Check out our television schedule.

Live Radar

WARN Interactive

Special Coverage

  • Bridge Tracker

    How safe are Oklahoma's bridges? Use Bridge Tracker to find out now.

  • Fallen Heroes

    News On 6 honors our fallen Oklahoma heroes. View our interactive timeline.

  • Murrah Bombing Timeline

    Learn more about the events leading up to and following the bombing.

  • Storm Zone

    Watch tornadoes tear across Oklahoma and learn how to stay safe!

Powered by Frankly
News On 6
303 N. Boston Ave.
Tulsa, OK 74103 is proud to provide Oklahomans with timely and relevant news and information, sharing the stories, pictures and loves of Oklahomans across our great state.
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2018 KOTV. Oklahoma Traveler™ is a registered trademark of Griffin Communications. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices.