Railroad News

California Woman Pedestrian Killed by Amtrak Train

(Richmond, California – July 3, 2011)

A 27-year-old female, whose name has not been released pending notification of relatives, was killed about 7:15 A.M. Sunday morning when she was struck by a San Jose-bound Amtrak passenger train as she walked along Union Pacific Railroad tracks near Carlson and Cutting Boulevards in Richmond, CA. Emergency units from the Richmond Fire Dept. responded but the victim was pronounced dead at the scene.