Caltrans worker dies after being hit by San Diego Trolley
A 64-year-old landscape maintenance worker for the California Department of Transportation died Wednesday after being struck by the San Diego Trolley, officials said.
Stephen Palmer of Jamul was hit about 1 p.m. near the 24th Street Trolley Station in National City. He was taken to the UC San Diego Medical Center where he was declared dead.
Palmer, a Caltrans employee for four years, is survived by his wife, Bertha, and son, Stephen Jr. An investigation into the incident is continuing, officials said.
-- Tony Perry in San Diego