Denton, TX – Joseph Whelan Killed In Brinker Road Crash
Denton, TX (July 25, 2019) – On July 22, the Denton Police Department responded to the scene of a motor vehicle accident on Brinker Road just after 7 p.m.
According to reports, 53-year-old Joseph Whelan was crossing the train tracks when he was struck by a train.
Whelan sustained fatal injuries and was transported to an area hospital where he was pronounced deceased.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family of Joseph Whelan. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
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