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Jose Torres Jr. Killed in Amtrak Train Crash near Brookside Drive and Giant Road in Richmond

Jose Torres Jr. Identified as 1 of 3 Killed in Richmond Train Accident near Brookside Drive and Giant Road

Richmond, California (October 29, 2019) – 30-year-old Jose Torres Jr. has been identified as one of the three persons killed after an Amtrak train collision early Monday morning in the area of Richmond, according to authorities.

The fatal collision occurred near Brookside Drive and Giant Road at about 12:08 a.m. Monday, October 28.

According to the CHP officials, a northbound Amtrak long-distance train collided with an SUV with three occupants for reasons still under investigation. The SUV was completely destroyed following the accident.

The three persons occupying the SUV were killed in the accident. One of the deceased persons has been identified as 30-year-old Jose Torres Jr. of Richmond.

None of the persons inside the train were hurt in the accident.

Authorities mentioned that the northbound No. 14 Coast Starlight was expected to continue to its final destination of Seattle after inspection and an on-scene investigation.

An initial investigation revealed that the car was in motion at the time of the crash. Authorities said that both the train’s controls and railroad track signals appeared to be working properly.

No additional information concerning this collision was released.

An investigation is ongoing.

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