For Immediate Release
January 7, 2021

MCTXSheriff Investigates Train Vs Pedestrian Accident

On January 6, 2021, at 7:25 AM, Deputies with the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to the area of Loop 494 and Ford Road in Porter, TX in reference to a Union Pacific train striking a bicycle. After searching the area, Deputies located a deceased white male on the railroad tracks at FM 1314 and Loop 494. The deceased was later identified as 52 year old Robert Matlock. Homicide / Violent Crimes Detectives were requested, and arrived on the scene to continue the investigation which is ongoing. Our thoughts go out to the family and friends of the victim.

Information Source
Specialist Thomas Smith
Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office
Administrative Services Division

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