On June 15, 2014, at approximately 2:37 a.m., San Bernardino
County Sheriff's Department dispatch received a telephone call from a male
stating he was intoxicated and walking along some railroad tracks. As the dispatcher was attempting to get
additional information, the sound of a loud horn honking was heard in the
background. The call disconnected and
there was no other contact with the male.
Deputies from the
Barstow Sheriff's Station were advised of the call and dispatched to conduct an
area check near Blackford Avenue in Lenwood.
Contact was made with train personnel who confirmed a male subject was
just struck by the train. During the
search of the area, a body was located along the railroad tracks west of
Lenwood Road. The incident is being
investigated as a death investigation.
Identification of the victim has not been made and is unknown. The Coroner's Department was notified and is assisting
in the investigation.
Refer: Deputy C. Slaswon
Sergeant R. Alexander
Station: Barstow Sheriff's Station
Phone No.: (760) 256-4838