A 20-year old San Marcos man identified as Tyler Rhein Schobert died Tuesday after being struck by a train on a track near the 600 block of E. Hopkins Street in San Marcos.
Witnesses said Schobert stepped in front of the train around 1:40 p.m. Tuesday. He was transported immediately to University Medical Center at Brackenridge in Austin due to the severity of his injuries and was pronounced dead at the hospital.
The San Marcos Police Department’s collision investigation team is investigating the incident. San Marcos/Hays County EMS, the San Marcos Fire Department and SMPD responded to the accident.
COVER: A Union Pacific train passes through Kyle on Burleson Street. FILE PHOTO by SEAN CLAES