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Amtrak train heading to Bakersfield hits, kills man on bicycle in Fresno

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Posted at 6:18 PM, Feb 20, 2017
and last updated 2017-02-21 00:30:28-05

A man died after being hit by an Amtrak train in Southeast Fresno Monday afternoon, KFSN-TV in Fresno reported.

Officers arrived to California and East Avenues were they found a man suffering from life-threatening trauma. He died at the hospital.

Police said the train was traveling southbound when it hit the man on a bike who went around the railroad crossing arms that were activated and down.

The train was traveling 35 to 40 miles an hour.The conductor saw the pedestrian, used his horn and applied the brakes before hitting him.

The pedestrian has not been identified.