UPDATE: 11p.m. 5/18:
Chico police say the Amtrack train was headed south toward the depot.
Police say the conductor saw there was a person on the tracks and tried to stop, but couldn't in time.
Police found the body of a white man still on the tracks.
They still haven't been able to identify him, and are investigating it as a possible suicide.
CHICO, Calif. - Chico police told Action News Now that a train hit someone who was on the railroad tracks at 5 a.m. on Saturday just north of W. Sacramento Avenue.
The person died from their injuries.
We are working to get more information from the police, and will update this article when the details are available.
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