Jack Preston Pronounced Dead after Train Crash on Main Street in Redwood City
REDWOOD CITY, CA (May 5, 2020) – On Monday afternoon, Jack Preston died in a train accident on Main Street.
According to Caltrain spokesman Alex Eisenhart, the incident involved southbound train no. 156. The crash occurred on the Main Street crossing, just south of the Redwood City station.
The Caltrain reportedly struck and killed the victim. Eisenhart added that the four passengers of the train remained uninjured.
Meanwhile, the incident also briefly suspended the operations of all the trains in the area. At around 4:25 p.m., the crews managed to clear the northbound for movement with a speed restriction of 10 mph.
The trains also single-tracked through the area as of 5:30 p.m. Due to the incident, the authorities advised the public to expect an hour’s delay.
Moreover, the surrounding area near the train track was closed off during preliminary duties. However, the roadway has since reopened.
After the San Mateo County Coroner’s Office notified the family of Mr. Preston, they released his name to the public. No further information has been given.
We send our sympathies to the family and friends of Jack Preston.
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