Update: An Amtrak spokesperson has confirmed Train 714 struck a trespasser on the tracks near Coffee Road Sunday evening. Train 714 was delayed two hours while officials investigated. Passengers and crew members did not report any injuries.


BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — Bakersfield police said a pedestrian has been struck and killed by a train near Coffee Road Sunday evening.

Emergency crews were called to Coffee Frontage Road just east of Coffee Road at around 6:15 p.m. for a report of an Amtrak train colliding with a pedestrian.

A police spokesperson said the pedestrian suffered major injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene.

We will update this story as we learn more information.