(Haltom City, TX) - Another former co-worker of ours has died. Michael "Doc" Thompson, former producer for the morning show on Majic 105.7, died when he was hit by a train while jogging in Haltom City, Texas on Tuesday afternoon. Haltom City is a suburb of Fort Worth.
News reports from Texas say Thompson was jogging alongside some railroad tracks, when he was hit by a passing Amtrak train. Wireless earbuds were found alongside the track, but it's not clear if Thompson had been wearing them. He was dead when authorities arrived.
After leaving WMJI, Thompson's radio career took him to WRVA in Richmond, Virginia, and later to Glenn Beck's network, The Blaze. He had occasionally filled in for Beck on WTAM, and eventually hosted his own radio show on The Blaze, "Doc Thompson's Daily Mojo 5.0."
A GoFundMe page has been created to raise money for Doc's family. He leaves behind a wife, Yuna, and three children, Tiger, Cubby, and Wythe. Thompson was 49 years old.
(Photo from Doc Thompson's Twitter Page)
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