KDDD News 3-26-21

The BNSF Railroad advised Sherman County Dispatch of a train vs pedestrian accident approximately 10 miles south of Stratford on US 287.

A Sherman County Sheriffs Office unit responded finding Louis Garcia, 27, of Cactus TX, lying beside the stopped southbound train with non life threatening injuries.

BNSF stated that Garcia had been been walking south in the middle of the track when the train approached and sounded its horn. Garcia attempted to get off the tracks when he was struck a glancing blow by the engine.

Garcia was transported to Moore County Hospital in Dumas by Stratford EMS. His condition is unknown at this time.

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Officials in Moore County are asking the public for help locating a woman wanted for evading arrest.

Moore County Crime Stoppers said Selena Hernandez is wanted for evading arrest with a previous conviction.
Those with information on Hernandez’s whereabouts are asked to call crime stoppers at (806) 935-8477.

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Eric Smith, Superintended at Lake Meredith, and Ron Goodwin, Chief of Water Quality at Canadian River Municipal Water Authority said zebra mussel inspections are underway at Lake Meredith.

Starting March 25, boats will be inspected by conservation dogs through Sunday, March 28, said a post on the Lake Meredith National Recreational Area Facebook page.