Man Dies After Being Hit By Train In Merced County And Landing In Canal

MERCED COUNTY, Calif. (KMJ/KFSN) — A man is dead after being hit by a train in Merced County.

Merced County sheriff’s deputies responded to the scene Monday morning near 16th Street and Southern Pacific Avenue, just outside of Merced.

Officials say a man was hit by a train and then landed in a nearby canal.

He died at the scene due to his injuries.

Authorities say the incident is still under investigation.