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Tucson man dies after being hit by train

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Posted at 4:16 PM, Jan 04, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-04 20:25:26-05

TUCSON, Ariz. - A man has succumbed to his injuries after being hit by a train on the southside Friday.

The Pima County Sheriff's Department has now identified that man as 59-year-old Angel Morales.

According to Pima County Sheriff's deputy James Allerton, the man was on foot when he was hit by a train near Old Nogales Highway and South Nogales Highway.

He was transported to the hospital with life-threatening injuries, but was pronounced dead by staff upon arrival.