Man killed after he was hit by train in San Marcos

In San Marcos a man walking on the tracks was hit and killed by a train Friday.

According to San Marcos police, the victim was hit around 3:30 Friday afternoon near Wonder World Drive.

The train stopped after the collision forcing police to shut down the street.

After a couple of hours, the road was re-opened.

San Marcos police are not sure why the man was on the tracks.

Because the crash happened on Union Pacific property, railroad police are handing the investigation.