Homeless man dies after being struck by train

A man is dead after being hit by a train in southwest Houston.

July 19, 2011 7:53:27 AM PDT
A homeless man was run over and killed by a train in southwest Houston early this morning. The train ran home over just before 2am. His body was found on the tracks along Richmond and Midlane.

Police found a wine bottle next to his body. They believe he was drinking and either passed out or fell asleep along the tracks.