Man dies after being hit by train in Flagstaff
A 53-year-old Flagstaff man is dead after he was hit by a train Saturday.
Flagstaff police say Stacey Menold was struck by an eastbound train near Ponderosa Parkway and Route 66 shortly after 5:30 p.m. The railroad traffic control devices were activated at the time of the collision.
Officials offered a reminder that it is unlawful and unsafe for pedestrians to be on the railroad tracks except when safely utilizing a crossing.
The incident remains under investigation and anyone with additional information should contact the Flagstaff Police Department or Silent Witness.