Release Date/Time: 11/13/2018 3:21 PM
Incident: Train vs Pedestrian collision
Date: Tuesday, 11/13/2018
Time: 3:21 PM
Location: Dead en of Sanborn Place on tracks
Release Authorized by: Commander Maldonado
An Amtrak train was was travelling southbound through Salinas in the area of the dead end of Sanborn Place. The conductor spotted a man walking on the track in front of the train. The conductor sounded the train horn to alert the man of the trains presence, but saw no response. The conductor activated the emergemcy stop, however, the train could not stop in time. The man was struck by the train and was found deceased by officers that arrived on scene. The victim was a 34 year old man that has been identified. That information is being held pending the notification of family.