5/12/11 Train v. Pedestrian Ends in Fatality

CRIME/INCIDENT: Train vs. pedestrian

LOCATION: Cottonwood Creek under the Interstate 5 overpass, Cottonwood

VICTIM(S): Identity being withheld pending next of kin notification

SUSPECTS(S): N/A

SYNOPSIS: On 05/12/11, at approximately 1554 hours (3:54 p.m.), deputies from the Shasta County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a subject that was hit by a train under the Interstate 5 overpass near Cottonwood Creek. Upon arrival the victim was pronounced deceased by fire department personnel. The identity of the victim is being withheld pending next of kin notification. This incident is currently under investigation.

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