LAS VEGAS -- A man is dead after being struck by a freight train Wednesday morning near U.S. 93 and I-15, north of Las Vegas.
According to a Union Pacific Railroad official, the man was struck around 6 a.m. The train was headed eastbound from Los Angeles to Illinois. The train crew was relieved of duty and offered counseling.
"Our hearts go out to the family and friends of the individual who passed away," Union Pacific said in a news release.