Coroner Identifies Man Killed by Train in Shafter

The Kern County Coroner’s Office has identified a man killed in an accident involving a train in Shafter.

Richard Christopher Young, 51, of Bakersfield was the driver of a pickup truck that was struck by the train and burst into flames at Santa Fe Way between Orange Street and Burbank Street in Shafter on May 13.

Young was pronounced dead at the scene.

Posted by Jeff Lemucchi – Jun 12 15:35