Man struck and killed by train in east Houston

Police found his body on the tracks near Capitol and 72nd Street late last night.

March 21, 2012 9:04:50 AM PDT
Police say a train hit and killed a man in east Houston overnight.

Police say the man died in the middle of the tracks on 72nd Street near Capitol with a bottle of liquor right next to his body.

Authorities believe the man had been drinking, then laid down on the tracks and fell asleep. When police arrived, his body was in the middle of the tracks.

His name has not yet been released.