Police say man fatally hit by train in downtown Flagstaff

FLAGSTAFF, AZ - Police say a man is dead after being hit by a train in downtown Flagstaff.

Sgt. James Jackson says an eastbound train struck the man shortly after noon on Friday. The man was transported to the hospital in critical condition but didn't survive.

Witnesses told police that the man had been rocking back and forth before he walked on to the tracks as the train was approaching.

Jackson says the man's name is being withheld until his family can be notified.

The police investigation is ongoing.

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