Chico State Student Killed by Train

Nov 18, 2013 10:57 AM

A Chico State Student has been identified as the person killed by a train last Friday morning. James Lowder,19, was hit and killed by the train on the tracks near W. 7th Street in Chico. Investigators say around 4 a.m. Friday morning, the engineers on an Amtrak Train saw the body on the tracks and reported it. Investigators believe Lowder was hit earlier and the engineer did not notice and kept going. He was pronounced dead at the scene.


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