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Train Accident Kills Pedestrian In Elk Grove

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An unidentified male pedestrian was killed in a train accident in Elk Grove today. The accident happened this morning around 8:45 A.M. north of Elk Grove Boulevard and Railroad Street. The man was struck and killed by a moving Union Pacific train.

According to the Elk Grove Police Department (EGPD), the man was walking on the north side of Elk Grove Boulevard when the train hit him. He died as a result of his injuries. Witnesses said the crossing arms on the tracks were down and the lights were on. The Union Pacific train operator blew the horn, witnesses also say, and the brakes of the train hit. However, it did not stop the train before it hit the man walking across the tracks. His identity is not public at this time. No public statement on the accident from Union Pacific is available.

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EGPD closed the Westbound side of Elk Grove Boulevard this morning because of the investigation. The Department’s Traffic Bureau is currently investigating the accident and asks for anyone with information to call the Traffic Bureau at 916-478-8147. Elk Grove Boulevard is now open.

Union Pacific’s website says its trains cover 23 states in the western parts of the United States. The company employs 31,000 people. Below is a part of a statement on its website talking about safety.

Union Pacific uses innovation and technology to enhance the safety and security of our employees, communities, and customers. Our goal is zero accidents, injuries, or fatalities involving employees, pedestrians, drivers, and trains.

https://www.up.com/aboutup/community/safety/
https://www.up.com/aboutup/community/safety/

According to Statista, in 2020, 783 people died in railroad accidents in the United States. Elk Grove Tribune sends our deepest condolences to the family and friends of the deceased.

This story is developing.











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