Sacto 911

Covering crime, police and courts in the Sacramento region

Pedestrian killed by light rail train

02/08/2014 11:20 AM

02/08/2014 11:22 AM

A Rancho Cordova woman was struck and killed by a Regional Transit train Friday evening, officials said.

RT spokeswoman Alane Masui said the woman walked into the path of an arriving train at the Cordova Town Center station. The Sacramento County Coroner’s Office identified the deceased woman as Yong Day, 56.

“People need to be aware of oncoming trains from both directions,” Masui said.

She declined to say if weather was a factor in the death, but noted that the driver tried to stop.

Sacto 911 Staff

Bill Lindelof

Cathy Locke

Andy Furillo
Superior Court

Denny Walsh
Federal Court

More Sacto 911


Send news tips

Sign up for breaking news alerts

Arrest Logs

Crime Q&A

Sacramento Bee reporter Cathy Locke answers your questions about crime news, trends and issues. Look up specific cases using Arrest Logs and Sacramento Superior Courts case database.

Submit your question


Join the Discussion

The Sacramento Bee is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere on the site or in the newspaper. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.

Terms of Service