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Sanford Police Department FL
Thursday September 4th, 2014 :: 02:57 p.m. EDT


Victim in SunRail Accident Identified

The victim in last week’s SunRail accident has been identified as Richard Holley, a 55 year old man, last known to be living in the Orlando area.

On Thursday, August 28, 2014 at approximately 10:10 p.m., surveillance video show that a SunRail train struck Mr. Holley on the train track approximately 500 yards north of the West State Road 46 overpass. The SunRail train was traveling northbound towards the Sanford terminal and then onto its final stop for the night in Debary. The train was then parked for the evening in the SunRail terminal in Sanford.

The next morning at approximately 5:07 a.m. an engineer operating the SunRail train observed a body lying in the middle of the tracks. The engineer stopped the southbound train and reported the observation.

A traffic homicide investigation is currently being conducted by the Sanford Police Department.

Sanford Police Department FL
815 West 13th Street
Sanford, FL 32771

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 407-688-5070

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