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Wednesday, December 6, 2023

News in Brief: Man hit by Union Pacific freight

On Monday morning, a man sitting on railroad tracks in Davis was killed by a Union Pacific freight train coming from Roseville. He was two miles from the nearest railroad crossing.

The Davis Police responded to the area of Second Street and Pena Drive after a call at around 4:30 a.m.

The incident delayed Capitol Corridor train commuters until Amtrak opened up a second track.

Union Pacific said the incident is currently being investigated.

— Claire Tan


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