Man Killed By Freight Train

Jul 16, 2017

A file photo of a BNSF engine
Credit BNSF

An Oklmulgee man is dead after being hit by Burlington Northern-Santa Fe freight train near Schulter. The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says the incident happened just before noon, Saturday.

The Patrol says 30-year-old Karl Mathew Clayton was walking south bound on the tracks. The train engineer sounded the train's horn for about a mile. The Patrol says Clayton never responded to the horn. The train was unable to stop.

The Patrol says Clayton was dead at the scene.