Tucumcari Man Killed By Train

A man struck and killed by an oncoming train in Tucumcari is identified Tuesday.

The Tucumcari Police Chief tells us 27 year old Rodney Judd left a pub early Saturday morning on foot and was heading home. Judd was walking near the train tracks when a westbound train hit and killed him.

Alcohol consumption by Judd was believed to be a factor in this accident. It is unclear what time the accident happened, but he was discovered Sunday morning around 9:00.

Judd had been a resident of Tucumcari for about a month.