Pedestrian Struck, Killed by DART Train at Lancaster Road and Saner Avenue in East Oak CliffKiprop Vincent
One Killed in East Oak Cliff Train-Pedestrian Accident at Lancaster Road and Saner Avenue
Oak Cliff, Texas (September 26, 2020) – A pedestrian was fatally struck by a Dallas Area Rapid Transit train Friday night in east Oak Cliff, according to officials.
The deadly accident happened around 9:15 p.m., September 25, in the area of Lancaster Road and Saner Avenue, between the Illinois and Kiest stations.
Officials said the pedestrian was on the tracks and was in the right of way when they were struck by a Blue Line train.
The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. Their identity has not been released.
An investigation into the crash is underway.
We pass our sincere condolences to the family and friends of the deceased.
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