Phoenix police investigating death after man was run over by train
PHOENIX — Phoenix police are investigating the death of a man who was run over by a train Monday morning.
Officers responded to the area near 27th Avenue and Thomas Road to a report of an injured person near the the train tracks.
Victor Gonzalez, 47, was seen on the tracks when the train was in motion around 10:15 a.m., police said.
The conductor had stopped the train after he realized Gonzalez had been run over.
Gonzalez was taken to the hospital where he died of his injuries.
Preliminary evidence suggested the incident was planned by Gonzalez, authorities said.
No other information was made available and the investigation is ongoing.