Marion, TX – Arthur Leo Barnett Killed In Train Crash On Vernell Lane
Marion, TX (August 9, 2019) – Just after 9:30 a.m. on August 2, emergency crews responded to the scene of a motor vehicle accident on Vernell Lane near Farm to Market Road 78.
Reports from the Guadalupe County Sheriff’s Investigators state that 62-year-old Arthur Leo Barnett was attempting to cross the tracks in a pickup truck when his vehicle was struck by an Amtrak.
Barnett sustained fatal injuries in the collision and was pronounced deceased at the scene.
At this time, the collision remains under investigation.
We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family of Arthur Leo Barnett. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
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