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Train strikes, kills pedestrian in Cabazon

By in Press Enterprise on July 9, 2017

By Staff report

A train struck and killed a pedestrian Saturday evening near Main Street and Broadway in Cabazon, fire officials said.

The incident was reported at 5:42 p.m., according to a Cal Fire/Riverside County Fire Department incident log.

The man’s body was found dead on the eastbound tracks, said Justin Jacobs, a spokesman for Union Pacific Railroad.

He was not at the appropriate track crossing, Jacobs said.

Trains in both directions were stopped, he said. About 9 p.m., westbound trains resumed operations.


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