Man Killed by DART Blue Line Train

A man trying to run across train tracks was hit and killed early Monday by a DART Blue Line train in Lake Highlands.

It happened around 6:10 a.m. near Royal Lane and Skillman Street. According to DART, the man was running across the train tracks, trying to beat the Blue Line train.

Officials say the man was pronounced dead at the scene and there were no other injuries. DART is continuing to investigate. A shuttle bus has been set up between the Lake Highlands and Skillman stations.