Carlsbad Man Killed After Train Crashes Into His Vehicle

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

MONAHANS - A Carlsbad man is dead after a train crashes into his car over the weekend.

The accident happened on Saturday morning just after 9:30 a.m. off of Business 20 in Monahans.

DPS officials say a Union Pacific train was heading east when a mustang driven by 26-year-old Jaime Richards stopped on the tracks.

The train slammed into the left side of the car causing it to roll.

Richards was pronounced dead at the scene.

No word on why his car stopped on the tracks.