Train Hits, Kills Beebe Man in Kensett

Published 03/19 2014 10:53AM

Updated 03/19 2014 10:55AM

KENSETT, AR - A Beebe man has died after being hit by a train.

It happened shortly before 3 a.m. today at the Martin Luther King Ave. railroad crossing. 

The victim is identified as Walter Lee Hart, 58.

The White County Sheriff's Office says a Union Pacific train hit Hart.

The incident shutdown the crossing for several hours but IT has since been reopened.

The Kensett Police Department and White County Sheriff’s Office are working to determine why Hart was in the area.

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