“Fatal Train Accident”
VENTURA, CALIFORNIA (January 17, 2017) – James Kilduff has been identified as the victim that was killed in a tragic train accident on Tuesday near California Street and Harbor Boulevard, according to a local news source. (map)
The accident happened near the area of Harbor Boulevard and California Street on Tuesday. An Amtrak train heading northbound at around 50mph spotted a man allegedly sitting on the train tracks. The engineers attempted to stop the train, but the pedestrian was unable to escape in time.
Responding paramedics tragically declared the victim dead at the scene. The victim was identified as 50 year old James Kilduff of Ventura. The accident remains under investigation at this time to determine cause and liability.
“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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