Pedestrian Killed by Amtrak Train in Downtown Martinez


On Sept. 10th, 2017 at 11:31 am, Martinez Police Officers were dispatched to a pedestrian that had been struck by a train at the Ferry St. crossing.

Officers arrived and located a female subject underneath the AMTRAK passenger train and determined her to be deceased. The female was approx. 50 years old and investigators are still trying to determine her identity.

Her identity, once known, will be withheld until next of kin have been notified.

This collision is still under investigation by Officers from the Contra Costa Regional Traffic Team.  AMTRAK and Union Pacific investigators were also on scene.

Should you have witnessed this collision, please call Ofc. Mike Estanol or Ofc. Ricky Vasquez at (925)372-3440.