Man hit by train near Somersett

The scene of where a man was hit by a train near Boomtown. Photo by Ed Pearce/KOLO.
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RENO, Nev. (KOLO)-- A man was hit by a train near a trestle along U.S. 40 in the Somersett and Boomtown area, the Washoe County Sheriff’s Office said.

The sheriff’s office received the report shortly before 4 p.m. A man who had been hit was taken to a hospital. His condition was not immediately available.

Union Pacific Railroad is handling the investigation.

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Tony W provided this photograph of the train stopped in the area where a man was hit near Somersett.
Tony W provided this photograph of the train stopped in the area where a man was hit near Somersett.