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Bicyclist killed on light-rail tracks identified

Five people have been fatally struck by light-rail trains within a year on Regional Transit’s Gold Line. A safety campaign will be aimed at pedestrians and bike riders.
Five people have been fatally struck by light-rail trains within a year on Regional Transit’s Gold Line. A safety campaign will be aimed at pedestrians and bike riders. Sacramento

The Sacramento County Coroner’s office has identified a bicyclist who was struck and killed Thursday by a light-rail train near the College Greens station in Sacramento.

The coroner’s website listed the bicyclist as Brock Brumfield, 36, of Sacramento.

Sacramento police said Brumfield crossed the tracks around 8:15 a.m. Thursday, when the crossing arms, bells and lights were operating. He was pronounced dead at the scene near Florin Perkins Road and Folsom Boulevard.

Call The Bee’s Bill Lindelof, (916) 321-1079.

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