Police have identified the man whose body was found along the tracks near Texas State Technical College in Lacy Lakeview.
Police have identified him as Keenan Donald Everett Peters (23).
According to police Peters and three other young men got on the freight train in Austin and decided to ride it to Dallas. When the train slowed down in Lacy Lakeview, they decided to get off.
That's when Peters slipped from the wet train and fell between the cars. The train then ran him over.
Peters was known to the railroad company and had been riding freight trains like this one since he was 15 years old.