Man Killed After Vehicle Struck by Train in Parmer Co.

Published 07/10 2014 02:34PM

Updated 07/10 2014 04:33PM

PARMER COUNTY, TX -- A Farwell man was killed after his vehicle was struck by a train in Parmer County Wednesday.

The Texas DPS reports that Ramiro Ruiz Nicolas, 59, was driving southbound along County Road 6 approaching the railroad tracks. Nichols disregarded the rail road crossing sign and continued onto the tracks. His vehicle, a 2004 Dodge Ram, was struck by an oncoming train approaching from the west.

The vehicle came to rest on the east side of the tracks facing to the southwest after the crash. Nicholas was ejected in the crash and was killed.

(Information provided by the Texas Department of Transportation)

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