Pedestrian Struck by Train in Oxnard
Update by Oxnard Police Department
On 11/7/17, at approximately 1028 hours, Oxnard Police and Fire were dispatched to a train accident involving a pedestrian on Fifth St., east of Rose Ave. Upon arrival, EMS personnel pronounced the victim on scene (a 32-year-old Hispanic male and Oxnard resident).
Preliminary information indicates the victim was jogging alongside the railroad tracks and, for some unknown reason, walked onto the tracks and into the path of an oncoming Amtrak train. An investigation is continuing and witnesses are asked to contact Sergeant Arnett at (805) 385-7763.
By an edhat reader
The Oxnard Police Department is on-scene investigating a fatal collision between an Amtrak passenger train and a pedestrian, on Fifth St., east of Rose Ave. For anyone who is planning on using the Amtrak train today or expecting to pick someone up, it will be severely delayed.