CONTRA COSTA COUNTY (CBS SF) — The Contra Costa County coroner’s office said Tuesday that the man who was hit by a BART train Monday died from “multiple blunt force injuries.”
Earlier today BART officials confirmed that one of their trains hit Malikyar Mirwais Monday on the tracks serving residents along the Pittsburg/Bay Point line.READ MORE: UPDATE: Cal Fire Crews Battling Fremont Fire in Sonoma County
After an autopsy by the Contra Costa County coroner today, a spokesman for the coroner’s office said it’s likely that Mirwais died as a result of being struck by a moving train.
Monday, a report of blood and human remains came in about 8:50 a.m., and BART discontinued service on the Pittsburg/Bay Point line to investigate. BART police found the remains between the Concord and North Concord stations. Service resumed Monday afternoon.READ MORE: Woman Faces 15 Years In Prison For 2017 Fatal DUI In Livermore
BART police are investigating whether the death is related to reports of a person on the tracks early Monday about 4:30 a.m. between the Concord and North Concord stations. Police searched the tracks before daylight and again after sunrise, but did not find anyone.
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