Man killed by train in central Fresno, some streets into downtown Fresno blocked

Investigators say the man stood on the tracks while the train approached and as the conductor blared the horn.
FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- Fresno police have shut down two busy streets in central Fresno after a man was hit by a train on Friday morning.

It happened around 3:30 am near Illinois and Diana Streets.

Investigators say the man stood on the tracks while the train approached and as the conductor blared the horn.

The victim, a man in his 40s, died at the scene.

The train is stopped along the tracks, blocking several streets into downtown Fresno, including Tulare and Fresno Streets.

Officials say drivers traveling downtown should expect some delays for at least another hour.

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