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An Amtrak Capitol Corridor train fatally struck a boy in San Lorenzo on April 11, 2013. (CBS)

Teen Killed By Amtrak Train In San Lorenzo Identified

A boy who was fatally struck by an Amtrak train in San Lorenzo on Thursday evening has been identified as 15-year-old Austin Price of Hayward, according to the Alameda County coroner’s bureau.

04/12/2013

An Amtrak Capitol Corridor train fatally struck a boy in San Lorenzo on April 11, 2013. (CBS)

Teen Playing ‘Chicken’ Fatally Struck By Amtrak Train In San Lorenzo

A 14-year-old boy was fatally struck by an Amtrak train in San Lorenzo on Thursday evening, officials said.

04/11/2013

Amtrak Train at Crossing

Oakland Man Hospitalized After Being Struck By Amtrak Train

Police are investigating how a man was struck by an Amtrak train in East Oakland Thursday afternoon, a spokeswoman said.

01/17/2013

Artist's conception of a California high-speed rail train. (California High-Speed Rail Authority)

Amtrak, California To Team Up On High-Speed Rail

The two biggest players in the nation’s pursuit of high-speed rail say they’ll work together to search for trains that will operate at up to 220 miles per hour along both coasts of the United States.

01/17/2013

Amtrak Train at Crossing

Pedestrian, Dog On Tracks Killed By Amtrak Train In Hayward

An Amtrak train hit and killed a person and a dog on the tracks in Hayward Monday morning.

01/07/2013

Amtrak Train at Crossing

Motorcyclist Killed By Amtrak Train Near Antioch

Someone on a dirt bike was struck and killed by an Amtrak train near Antioch Thursday morning, an Amtrak spokeswoman said.

12/20/2012

An Amtrak train from Oakland derailed in Hanford after being hit by a big-rig on October 1, 2012. (CBS)

Amtrak Train From Oakland Collides With Big Rig In Central Valley

At least 30 people were injured when an Amtrak train that was traveling from Oakland to the Central Valley was struck by a big-rig Monday afternoon, Amtrak and local law enforcement officials said.

10/01/2012

Xander's Crossing in San Jose. The bridge is named after Alexander Arriaga, who was killed crossing the railroad tracks in 2005. (CBS)

New San Jose Pedestrian Bridge Honors Boy Killed By Train

A ribbon cutting ceremony was held Friday to mark the opening of new pedestrian bridge in South San Jose, named after a toddler who was killed while trying to cross railroad tracks seven years ago.

09/28/2012

Charles Dowd

Missing Retired San Francisco Firefighter Found Dead In Nebraska

The body of Charles “Charlie” Dowd, 69, was spotted by a railway worker in Haigler, Neb., an area between Fort Morgan, Colo. and McCook, Neb., according to a statement by family members.

09/21/2012

Charles Dowd

Retired SF Firefighter Likely Fell From Train In Midwest

The family of a retired California firefighter who disappeared from an Amtrak train said it now appears that he may have fallen from the train somewhere in eastern Colorado or western Nebraska.

09/18/2012

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