Amtrak train hits car on railroad crossing near Davis, at least 1 dead, CHP says

At least one person has died after a train struck a vehicle just east of Davis on Monday, the California Highway Patrol said.

A Toyota Sedan on the railroad crossing at county roads 32A and 105 was struck by an Amtrak train traveling westbound just before 12:30 p.m. Monday, according to CHP’s incident log.

The incident is listed on the log as a fatality. An email alert from Amtrak indicates that a Capitol Corridor train was stopped between Sacramento and Davis due to a “vehicle crossing incident.”

No other details were immediately available. The railroad crossing is parallel to Interstate 80, just east of Mace Boulevard.

Michael McGough anchors The Sacramento Bee’s breaking news reporting team, covering public safety and other local stories. A Sacramento native and lifelong capital resident, he interned at The Bee while attending Sacramento State, where he earned a degree in journalism.