Panhandle Man Sleeping on Tracks Killed by Train

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email

Associated Press Release

DEFUNIAK SPRINGS, Fla. (AP) -- Authorities say a man sleeping on railroad tracks in the Florida Panhandle was run over and killed by a train.

DeFuniak Springs police say Rolando Chavix Jocon had been sleeping in the tracks before being struck by a CSX train traveling east early Saturday.

Police tell The News Herald that the 25-year-old DeFuniak Springs man had multiple injuries to his head, hands and legs.

An autopsy will be performed. Authorities say their investigation continues, but no charges are anticipated.


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