Stephen Ellison

Train Hits and Kills Person in Antioch: Police

A person was struck and killed by a BNSF freight train in Antioch on Monday night, according to Antioch police.

Emergency crews responded to reports of pedestrian walking on the railroad tracks being struck by a train in the 300 block of Fulton Shipyard Road, police said.

Fire crews located the victim in a nearby river at 8:47 p.m., police said. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

No further details were available.

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