Ector County Deputies Prevent Possible Train Accident

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

ECTOR COUNTY - Ector County deputies were able to avoid a train accident overnight.

They managed to pull a SUV stuck on the tracks off, right before the scheduled train came through.

The SUV was stuck at the intersection of Cargo Road and Business 20 near Jaguar's Gold Club-- just after midnight Friday morning.

Deputies on scene wouldn't tell NewsWest 9's photographer why the SUV was stuck or if it was abandoned.

They did tell NewsWest 9, they called union pacific to give them a heads' up about the vehicle before it was towed off the tracks.

The train stopped right before the intersection.