Man Hit by Train in Prosser

A man was hit by a train and injured Saturday night in Prosser. The man, whose name has not been released, was taken to the hospital. Below is the official release from the Prosser PD.


 On August 31, 2013 at approximately9:30 pm, Prosser Police and Fire rescue units responded to a report of an individual who was struck by a train in the area of Bennett and 8th Street in the area of the train tracks.

The adult male appeared to have sustained injuries consistent with being struck by a train. The individual was treated at the scene, and subsequently transported to Prosser Memorial Hospital.

The Prosser Police Department is assisting the BNSF Police Department, who has primary investigative responsibility involving this incident.