Body Found Near Montgomery County Train Tracks

On Tuesday, at approximately 10:30 am, the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to an unidentified person lying near the rail road tracks in the 36500 block of FM 1774. Deputies responded to the location and discovered a deceased, unidentified male approximate age 20-30 years old. No identification was found at the scene.

Detectives with the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office Major Crimes Unit responded to the scene and are currently conducting an investigation. Detectives did learn that a Union Pacific employee observed the victim and contacted law enforcement. Due to the victims injuries, it appears that a train did strike the individual. The body has been transported to the Montgomery County Forensic Center for autopsy and possible identification.