San Joaquin County, CA: Pedestrian Killed in Fresno Train Crash
San Joaquin County, California (March 9, 2018): Authorities confirm that one person was killed after being struck by a train in Fresno, CA, on Wednesday afternoon, March 7, 2018. The victim has not yet been identified and very few details have been made available while investigators continue to gather information about the collision.
The accident is believed to have happened around 4:00 p.m. on the westbound train tracks near North Diana Street and East Lewis Avenue when a pedestrian crossing the tracks was struck by a train originating in New Mexico and heading toward Richmond, CA. Investigators have not yet determined whether the pedestrian was aware of the oncoming train when the decision to cross the tracks was made. The investigation remains ongoing and no further details have been provided at this time.
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