Man Struck, Killed by Amtrak Train Identified as Transient

Chris Chisholm, 38, was hit on Monday night in Richmond by an Emeryville-bound train.

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A man was struck and killed Monday evening by an Amtrak train in Richmond, police said today.

The victim, identified by the Contra Costa County coroner's office as 38-year-old transient Chris Chisholm, was struck at about 7:30 p.m. near Richmond Parkway by an Emeryville-bound train, according to Richmond police.

Amtrak officials were not immediately available today to provide more details about the incident.

—By Bay City News
R B April 24, 2014 at 12:00 PM
Really, really sad to hear. He was an Albany kid. Went to middle school with him, where he introduced me to Frank Zappa & T Rex. Good guy with some unfortunate issues. If there's a memorial, I hope someone will report it here...


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