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Pedestrian struck by Freight Train in Central Bakersfield

Posted at 6:36 PM, Dec 17, 2018
and last updated 2018-12-17 21:36:23-05

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — Just after 3 p.m. on Monday, December 17, a northbound Union Pacific freight train struck a pedestrian in the area of Q Street near Espee.

According to Union Pacific, the pedestrian suffered fatal injuries. Union Pacific police are currently working alongside BPD on the investigation. Freight trains were stopped for approximately 2 hours while the investigation was going on.