Durant police investigating after man killed by train

By  | 

DURANT, OK -- Durant police say a 20-year old man was killed after he was hit by a train Sunday morning.

Investigators say Elijah Gabriel was found face down on the railroad tracks just after 6 a.m. near south First and west Main Street.

They say a conductor on a northbound train saw Gabriel's body on the tracks.

Police later determined a Union Pacific train headed south had unknowingly hit Gabriel.

Officers are still investigating the cause of the accident.