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SBSD - Victorville Police Department
Thursday November 30th, 2017 :: 10:37 a.m. PST


Juvenile attempts suicide by walking in front of moving train; juvenile is in critical condition

DATE/TIME: November 29, 2017 / 5:21 p.m.

INCIDENT: Attempted Suicide

LOCATION: I-15 Freeway North / D Street area

SUBJECT: Female juvenile

On November 29, 2017, deputies from the Victorville Police Department responded to a call of a pedestrian hit by a train.

Upon arrival, deputies learned the female juvenile walked onto the railroad tracks and stopped in front of a train traveling westbound, in the area of Interstate 15 and D Street. The train’s conductor saw the female and applied the emergency brake, slowing the train significantly, but was unable to stop before striking her.

The female was transported to a local hospital and subsequently flown to a nearby trauma center. She was last reported to be in critical but stable condition.

Anyone with information about this investigation is asked to contact the Victorville Police Department at (760) 241-2911. Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call the We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78CRIME (27463) or you may leave information on the We-Tip website at

Refer: Mara Rodriguez, Media Relations Officer

Station: Victorville Police Department

Case #: 171714385

Phone No. (760) 241-2911

JOHN MCMAHON, Sheriff-Coroner
San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department

SBSD - Victorville Police Department
14200 Amargosa Rd
Victorville, CA 92392

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 909-387-3700

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