ASPINWALL, CALIFORNIA (December 27, 2016) – 52 year old John Towle was identified as the man killed after he was hit by a train near Freeport Road, according to a local news source. (map)
The accident happened around 8:00 pm on Tuesday, near Freeport Road and Waterworks Drive. John Towle was hit by a train at the intersection, which was heading east at the time.
John Towle was tragically pronounced dead at the scene of the collision by responding paramedics. The investigation is ongoing at this time to determine why Towle was struck by the train.
“Almost one death or injury per day occurs on the rail system in the United States. Many of these tragic deaths are avoidable, the rail system is antiquated and needs a complete overhaul to ensure the safety of pedestrians, drivers, and train passengers,” said Attorney from Lexton Law Firm.
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