Man Run Over By Train

DeFuniak Springs - Police are investigating the gruesome death of a man who was run over by a train about 4:15 Saturday morning.

A CSX train hit the man, identified as 25-year-old Rolando Jocon, between South 11th Street and Crescent Drive.

When police arrived, they found Jocon’s body. He had multiple injuries to his head, hands, and legs.
Investigators believe Jocon was sleeping on the tracks when he was struck.

The CSX Train was unable to stop until just east of Crescent Drive. The last train car spanned past 23rd Street. Police believe the train was traveling at the normal speed for populated areas.

The Medical Examiner's Office will perform a toxicology test and autopsy on Jocon.

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