Thursday, May 23, 2013
A Hays man is dead after being hit by a train early this morning.
It happened just after midnight near the Oak Street crossing in Hays. According to police, 22-year-old Jacob Lee Corwin was struck by an eastbound Union Pacific train. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
The incident is being investigated by the Ellis County Coroner's Office, the Hays Police Department and the Union Pacific Railroad Police Department.