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Two pedestrians killed after being hit by train in Fullerton

November 5, 2009 |  7:16 am
Two pedestrians were killed after being hit by a freight train in Fullerton on Wednesday night, according to Fullerton police, who are continuing their investigation today.
Train Police received a call from Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway at about 11:20 p.m., reporting that one of their freight trains was involved in an accident with two pedestrians, said Lt. Craig Brower of the Fullerton Police Department.

Police responded and found two men on the railroad tracks near the train depot at North Harbor Blvd and West  Santa Fe Avenue. The two men, whose identities have not been released, had been walking next to the railroad tracks, Brower said.

“It appears it was an accident,” he said, adding that police did not know why the two men were walking near the tracks. Fullerton police and the Orange County coroner are continuing their investigation.

-- My-Thuan Tran

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