Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Train Hits Man Near 33 Road, Clifton

Train vs. Pedestrian, Late Last Night

Updated Information Released on September 25, 2015...

The Mesa County Coroner released this news release on September 24, 2015.

Mesa County, Colo. -- Around 11:30 p.m. yesterday, deputies were dispatched to the railroad tracks and 33 Road area, in Clifton, for a train hitting a person trespassing on the track. Deputies located an adult man who had been hit by the train and did not survive.

Deputies and the Mesa County Coroner were able to identify the man early this morning and notify his next of kin, who reside locally. An autopsy is scheduled for today, after which time the Coroner will release identity, along with the official cause and manner of death.

Media inquiries to the railroad company can be through a contact found on this webpage.