SELMA – The Selma man that was struck while walking along the train tracks has been identified by the Fresno County Sheriff – Coroner’s Office as Daniel Picazo, 55, of Selma.
Picazo was struck while walking on the tracks in the afternoon of Jan. 4, Saturday, in Selma.
Initial reports from the Selma Police Department indicated he was struck around 1:30 p.m. near Golden State Boulevard and Saginaw Avenue while wearing earbuds or earphones. The train crew attempted to warn him by repeatedly blowing a horn.
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Selma Police Chief Myron Dyck said Selma officers found Picazo unresponsive near the tracks and he was later pronounced as deceased by emergency crews at the scene.
"Witnesses stated that he was walking on the tracks and did not appear to hear the train approaching from behind him," Dyck said.
Selma Police are asking that if any members of the public have information about the incident, to contact Officer Lance Pearce at 896-2525.