Waukesha man killed by train, dog pulled him onto tracks

Posted at 12:43 PM, Mar 27, 2018
and last updated 2018-03-27 15:31:04-04

WAUKESHA, Wis. (AP) -- Waukesha police say a man who was killed by a train was pulled onto the railroad tracks by his dog.

Authorities said Tuesday 73-year-old Alois Hinkes was walking his dog along the tracks in Waukesha Monday morning when the approaching train scared the dog causing it to pull the man onto the tracks. Hinkes lived in the neighborhood.

Police say the dog was also injured and did not survive.