Train hits, kills Barstow man in Oro Grande
ORO GRANDE • A Barstow man was killed after he was struck by a BNSF Railway Co. train while crossing the railroad tracks in the vicinity of Bryman Road and Turner Road Tuesday night, San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner officials said.
Jose Ceballos, 38, of Barstow, was pronounced dead at the scene at 11:22 p.m. according to coroner officials.
San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department personnel received a report of a pedestrian struck by a train at 10:52 p.m. and responded to the scene along with BNSF personnel.
The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department is investigating the incident.
The reason why Ceballos was on the tracks was not immediately known.
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