Man found dead near railroad tracks in NE Houston, HPD says

HOUSTON – The body of a man was reportedly found dead next to a railroad track in northeast Houston, according to police.

Authorities with the Houston Police Department say they received a call about the dead body around 6:22 p.m. on Friday evening.

When officials arrived to the 6600 block of Hirsch Road, they say they discovered the lifeless body.

It is unclear if the man was hit by a train, or assaulted before his death.

This is a breaking news story. Check back for updates.

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