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Martinez Police Department
Sunday September 10th, 2017 :: 03:57 p.m. PDT


Press Release 9/10/17

On Sept. 10th, 2017, at 1131 hours, Martinez Police Officers were dispatched to a pedestrian that had been struck by a train at the Ferry St. crossing.  Officers arrived and located a female subject trapped underneath an AMTRAK passenger train and determined her to be deceased. The female was approx. 50 years old, and investigators are still trying to determine her identity.  Her identity, once known, will be withheld until next of kin have been notified.

‚ÄčThis collision is still under investigation by Officers from the Contra Costa Regional Traffic Team, which is comprised of investigators from the Martinez, Pleasant Hill, Walnut Creek and San Ramon Police Departments.  AMTRAK and Union Pacific investigators were also on scene assisting. If you witnessed this collision, please contact Ofc. Mike Estanol or Ofc. Ricky Vasquez at (925)372-3440.

Martinez Police Department
525 Henrietta St
Martinez, CA 94553

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 925-372-3440

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