Vernon man dies after being hit by a train

Vernon man dies after being hit by a train

WILBARGER COUNTY, TX - A Vernon man was killed when his vehicle was struck by a Union Pacific train east of Vernon around 12:00 PM on November 30th.  Hector Manuel Aleman, 58 was crossing rail road tracks on CR 111 8 miles east of Vernon, when his Suburban was struck on the passenger side causing it to roll one time.

Aleman was transported to the Wilbarger County Hospital where he later died from his injuries.  That accident is being investigated by the DPS.

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