Man dies after being struck by train in Norman
Friday, August 19th 2005, 8:46 am
By: News On 6
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) â€“ Norman Police say a man was struck by a train near the University of Oklahoma campus.
Investigators didn't release the name of the man, who was fatally injured about 4:30 AM Friday.
State Medical Examiner Kevin Rowland says the man was found dead under the train with trauma over his entire body,
According to police, a friend of the victim told police the man had been lying on the tracks and fell asleep.
Police Officer Jennifer Newell says investigators believe alcohol was a contributing factor.
The man told police his friend didn't wake up as the train approached.