50-year-old man hit and killed by train in Merced

Merced police officers are investigating after a man was hit and killed by a train.

Officers responded to the 1500 block of V street at around 7:05 p.m., for reports of a man struck by a train.

When officers arrived, they located the body of a 50-year-old man near the railroad crossing.

The man appeared to be pushing a stroller used to carry items across the tracks when a westbound train struck the individual.

The man died at the scene and his name is being withheld pending notification of the family the Merced Police Department said.

Merced Police are asking anyone with any information regarding this crime to contact Sgt. Solis at 209-385-4703 or by email at solisl@cityofmerced.org.

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