A man has died after being hit by a train, Tulare police said Monday.
About 9:28 p.m. Sunday , police were told a man had been struck by a train in the area of West Tulare Avenue and the Union Pacific railroad tracks.
Officers found a body on the tracks south of Tulare Avenue.
Witnesses said the man was running east on East Kern Avenue, one block south of Tulare Avenue, in an apparent attempt to beat the northbound train.
The man’s name was not released pending contact with next of kin. Union Pacific Railroad police were notified and arrived to investigate the incident.