SAN MARCOS, TX – A train struck and killed the driver of a pickup truck as it sat on the tracks Sunday morning.
The accident occurred at about 9 a.m. where McCarty Lane crosses the railroad tracks. The driver was identified as 80-year-old Joe Antonio Quintero,. He was driving a red 2006 Toyota Tundra when he crossed the tracks in front of the oncoming train.
Police said that the crossing arms were down at the time of the accident. They have also determined that the crossing arms appeared to be functioning correctly at the time of the incident.
KSAT News said that local authorities are working with Amtrak in the ongoing investigation.
Disclaimer: The San Antonio car accident attorneys at Herrman and Herrman provide up-to-date accident information to help protect our community. We hope that this article will help you stay informed and keep yourself and your loved ones safe. This article is not intended to provide medical or legal advice. If you were hurt in a car accident and need legal counsel, contact Herrman and Herrman today.