Man ran over and killed by an airplane while having a walk on airport runway

A man met his untimely death while taking a walk on the runway of Austin-Bergstrom International Airport in Texas as a Boeing 737 airplane struck and killed him on Thursday evening according to a Friday report by CBS News.

According to the report, the victim who is yet to be identified is a trespasser and was going for a walk on the runway when he was hit and killed by the Southwest plane.

The pilot reportedly saw the man before hitting him. He tried to maneuver the jet out of the way, but was unable to do so as it was too late.

After he was killed, an An airport driver found the man’s remains on the runway and an ambulance was called but it was to late as he was pronounced dead at the scene.

The runway where the man was struck has been closed for further investigation.

All passengers from the plane disembarked after the collision and no one onboard was hurt according to the report.

Police are continuing to investigate who he is, how he appeared on the runway, and what he was doing there as he had no identification on him and wasn’t an airport staff.

Speaking to Fox7, a Southwest spokesman said: ‘Southwest is fully cooperating with local law enforcement and FAA as those agencies investigate the event. We sincerely thank our Crew for their professionalism and swift response.’

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