815 Wheeler Ave.

Huntsville, Alabama  35801


Henry Reyes                              Wendell Johnson

    Chief of Police                    Public Affairs Administrator

(256) 427-7001                       (256) 427-7043  

      Special Operations             North Precinct              West Precinct        South Precinct
         (256) 427-7157               (256) 746-4111           (256) 427-5461     (256) 213-4503




Investigation Underway on Man Struck by Train


Huntsville, Alabama (December 4, 2007) At approximately 10:40 this morning, Huntsville Police responded to a call concerning a body found near the railroad tracks east of Meridian Street. Spokesman Wendell Johnson said Investigators with the Major Crimes Unit have determined that 54-year-old Robin Ray Andres was struck by a passing train. Andres was pronounced dead at the scene by Madison County Coroner Bobby Berryhill. Johnson said the investigation is ongoing pending toxicology results to determine the exact cause of death.