Kern County Sheriff's deputies: Person killed by train in Bakersfield area

Unclear what person was doing on tracks

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - The investigation continues this morning into a late night train accident that left one person dead.

On June 24, just before 11 p.m., a body, later identified as 40-year-old Donald Shane Garrett, was found on the train tracks south of Roberts Lane, near Airport Drive.

Kern County Sheriff's deputies discovered Garrett's body who had been killed by an on-coming train. 

It's still unclear this morning what Garrett was doing on the tracks.

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