A pedestrian who was hit by a light rail train in Rancho Cordova has died.
The incident happened at around 7:30 a.m. near Old Davis Road, south of Interstate 80, according to a UC Davis police spokesperson. The Amtrak Capitol Corridor was traveling from Sacramento to San Jose at the time.
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Federal transportation officials have extended the deadline that the California High-Speed Rail Authority has to start spending more state money on the project.
Police say they received a medical aid call Friday morning in the area of Elder Creek Road near Florin Perkins Road. When they arrived, officers found a deceased male pedestrian.
Light rail commuters in the Sacramento area were delayed getting to work this morning after a train stalled.
California officials sought Wednesday to reassure congressional Republicans that the state will be able to match billions of dollars in federal funding for the state’s high-speed rail project, including a $180 million payment due in April.
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