1 Dead in Ventura Train Accident near Highway 101
VENTURA, CA (August 25, 2020) – Monday afternoon, a pedestrian died in a train crash near Highway 101 near Emma Wood State Beach.
According to reports, the Union Pacific train crash occurred just before 1:15 p.m. north of the group campgrounds. The authorities added that the state beach is located near the juncture of Highway 101 and Pacific Coast Highway.
The Union Pacific spokeswoman revealed that the pedestrian was an adult who was on the railroad tracks. Meanwhile, they added that the occupants of the train were uninjured. Unfortunately, the pedestrian succumbed to injuries at the scene.
Furthermore, the Ventura County Sheriff’s officials also came to the scene. According to initial reports, the pedestrian was a woman. However, the authorities have to confirm it to county medical examiners. Also, the crash appeared to be accidental.
Meanwhile, a report said that the pedestrian was “taking pictures of the beach with headphones on and apparently didn’t hear the train coming.”
Sweet Lawyers express its sincere sympathies to the bereaved family of the victim of the crash near Highway 101. May you find strength during this difficult time.
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