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Person dead after being hit by train in East Bakersfield

Posted at 6:05 PM, Dec 03, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-03 21:05:44-05

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — The Bakersfield Police Department confirmed that one person died Tuesday afternoon after they were struck by train in East Bakersfield.

BPD officials said it happened around 2:20 p.m. on the tracks of of E. Truxtun Avenue.

When officers arrived they found the victim dead at the scene.