Police & Fire

Man killed on De Queen railroad tracks

A Sevier County man who authorities say ran out in front of a moving train died late Tuesday, March 14, 2023.

Atlon Tima, 22, of De Queen, ran across the tracks in front of a northbound train at a crossing on Stillwell Street, according to a fatal crash summary report by Arkansas State Police. Tima was struck by the train’s engine at 9:23 p.m. He was pronounced dead at the Sevier County Medical Center at 11:05 p.m., according to the report.

Cpl. Kyle Jones investigated the accident.