Hereford man killed after train hits car in Deaf Smith County
DEAF SMITH COUNTY, Texas (KFDA) - A Hereford man was killed after a train hit a car at a crossing of railroad tracks in Deaf Smith County.
The Texas Department of Public Safety said 33-year-old Gerzain Alonso Valenzuela-Lerma was pronounced dead on scene due to injuries received in the crash.
Early Sunday morning about 3:12 a.m., a 2313 Chevrolet Malibu driven by Valenzuela-Lerma was traveling northbound on Farm-to-Market Road 2943 at the U.S. 60 intersection.
The Malibu was crossing multiple railroad tracks at the marked railroad crossing and stopped on the northern tracks in the crossing.
A train traveling west observed the Malibu and began to activate its emergency braking systems, but the train collided with the car.
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