ESCALON REPORTED INCIDENT – TRAIN VS. PEDESTRIAN – UNFOUNDED.
At approximately 5:03PM a witness reported seeing a pedestrian near or on the train tracks by Main Street Park. The witness reported hearing a sound like the train had just hit something, but didn’t see anything.
Chief Borges stated that the train crew and several police officers had examined the front of the train and found no evidence to support the witness’ claim. They also searched under the entire train. Both sides of the train tracks were searched from Main Street Park to St. John Avenue.
Chief Borges believes that the person seen near the tracks was throwing rocks at the passing AmTrak train.
Escalon Police Department’s Weekly Activity Log (04/29/19 – 05/05/19)
Source: Escalon Police Department.
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