Man Dies after Pushed in Front of Incoming Train on Taylor Street in San Diego
SAN DIEGO, CA (January 2, 2022) – A man was killed in a train accident on Taylor Street in San Diego Saturday morning.
The accident happened around 6:15 a.m. on January 1, at the Old Town Trolley near Pacific Highway. According to the San Diego Police Department, two men had just exited a trolley and were walking on the platform when one of them pushed the other into the passing freight train.
Officers and paramedics arrived to confirm the man had been killed. They were able to identify the victim but did not release his name to the public.
The man who shoved the victim into the train got on a trolley and left the area. Police described him as a light-skinned male, around 5 feet, 8 inches tall with a thin build. He was wearing all black clothing.
During the preliminary investigation, it appears the attack came without provocation.
Police will use the surveillance video of the attack to track down the suspect. They asked anyone with information to contact the SDPD homicide unit at 619-531-2293 and Crime Stoppers at 888-580-8477.
We would like to extend our heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of the victim.
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