A man from Abernathy is recovering at University Medical Center after an early morning accident.

Texas DPS says the crash occurred at around 5 a.m. Sunday morning. 20-year-old Mark Anthony Pando was driving his car near FM 1585 and U.S. 84, east of Lubbock, when he tried crossing a nearby railroad track and was hit by an oncoming train.

Pando was taken to UMC with serious injuries, but nobody on the train was hurt. The accident is still under investigation.

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