Nicholas Butler Dead in Stanislaus County Train Collision on Second Street
STANISLAUS COUNTY, CA (December 13, 2019) – A 27-year-old man died in a bicycle and train collision on Second Street on December 10.
According to reports, a southbound Amtrak train hit a bicyclist. After 8:00 a.m., the rider headed east on Second Street. As he rode around the downed railroad crossing arm, he headed into the path of the train, CHP Officer Thomas Olsen revealed.
Authorities identified the bicyclist as 27-year-old Nicholas Butler. Butler died at the scene.
Meanwhile, the train halted between Second and Santa Fe Avenue and shut down Yosemite Boulevard for around two hours.
Our deepest sympathies are extended to the family and friends of Nicholas Butler.
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