3 Killed in Richmond Amtrak Train, Car Accident
RICHMOND, Calif. (October 29, 2019) – Whitney Pearl, 30, of Richmond, was among three people killed early Monday morning in a car accident with an Amtrak train in Richmond.
Jose Torres Jr. 30, and Robert Taylor, 58, also from Richmond, died in the collision at Brookside Drive and Giant Road, according to the San Jose Mercury News.
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The three people were in a vehicle crossing the train tracks at 12:08 a.m. They were struck by an oncoming long-distance Amtrak train at the railroad crossing in Richmond.
Police have not stated who was driving the vehicle at this time.
There were no injuries reported aboard the train and the railroad track signals appeared to be in working condition.
The crash remains under investigation.
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