AUSTIN, Texas - First responders conducted an hours-long search for a victim after a report of a train hitting a pedestrian in South Austin, but no victim was found.
Austin-Travis County EMS says the crash was reported around 5:40 a.m. Feb. 27near W. Mary St. and 7th St.
The train stopped and crews looked for the pedestrian, even requesting a thermal imaging drone to aid the search.
EMS cleared the scene around 7 a.m., but Austin police and firefighters kept the drone up a little longer to be certain no one needed help.
In the end, no victim was found, and the train left the area around 8 a.m.