1 Dead in Santa Barbara Train Accident on Montecito Street
SANTA BARBARA, CA (March 24, 2020) – Last Saturday, a pedestrian died in a train accident on Montecito Street in Santa Barbara.
According to the Santa Barbara Police Department, the train struck and killed a pedestrian shortly after 7:00 a.m.
Sgt. Chad Hunt revealed that the crash occurred just north of Montecito Street and the Amtrak station.
Hunt added that as a result of the crash, the adult male pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene.
He also confirmed that there were no suspicious circumstances present in the collision.
However, the identity of the pedestrian remains unreleased due to pending family notification.
Hunt clarified that the train that struck the pedestrian was a southbound Amtrak.
Meanwhile, the train traffic was temporarily suspended for a time because of the crash. The authorities are still investigating the collision.
On behalf of Sweet Lawyers, we are extending our sympathies to the family and friends of the person who passed in the train accident on Montecito Street.
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