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Man dies after being struck by train on the Garces Circle Bridge

Posted at 1:38 PM, Apr 19, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-19 19:47:07-04

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — The Kern County Sheriff's Department is investigating a collision involving a train and a pedestrian on Garces Circle Bridge.

According to officials, at approximately 1:30 p.m., a Union Pacific train struck a pedestrian near mile post 311. The man was transported to Kern Medical where he died.

The train crew was not injured and the incident is still under investigation.