ELK GROVE (CBS13) — Elk Grove police are investigating a fatal collision between a freight train and a bicyclist north of Bond Road and east of Elk Grove Florin Road.
Police said the unidentified male adult was riding his bike eastbound on Bond Road as the train was traveling north when the collision took place.READ MORE: Local World War II Hero Has Yet To Be Cremated, Months After Death
Witnesses told police the railroad crossing arms and lights were activated and functioning, the freight train operator sounded the train’s horn, and vehicles stopped at the railroad crossing were honking their horns as well.READ MORE: International Women's Day: Celebrating Women In The Air Force
The bicyclist’s identity has not been released.MORE NEWS: Stockton Gets Poor Ranking In New ‘Happiest Cities’ Study
Officers diverted traffic from southbound Elk Grove Florin Road just north of West Camden. The roadway has reopened.