Authorities identify man struck and killed by freight train in Pomona


POMONA (CNS) – A man who was struck and killed by a Union Pacific freight train in Pomona was a 30-year-old Riverside County resident, the coroner’s office reported today.

Officers sent to the tracks west of Humane Way and south of Pomona Boulevard about 3:40 a.m. Wednesday found Eduardo Gutierrez of Mecca dead.

Metrolink’s Riverside Line 401 train to Los Angeles was canceled at the downtown Pomona Station due to the investigation, and buses were made available to accommodate rail passengers.

Anyone with information about the fatality was urged to call Pomona police at (909) 620-2085, or Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-TIPS.


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