Posted on Aug 11, 2023

Pedestrian dies after being struck by train in Las Cruces

LAS CRUCES, NM - A pedestrian died after being struck by a train in Las Cruces on Sunday afternoon, reports KVIA.

The victim has been identified as 42-year-old Ryan Carl Hill of Las Cruces.  The incident happened in the area of Lohman Avenue and Amador Avenue at about 2 p.m.

According to investigators, Hill was struck by a BNSF train traveling northbound.  The train stopped on the track after the collision and blocked railroad crossings in Las Cruces.

Police investigated at the scene for several hours and said that foul play is not suspected in the incident.