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Redding man killed by train

Shasta County Coroner's Office responded to the scene of a man killed by a train on Sept. 8, in Redding.

Posted: Sep 13, 2019 11:21 AM

REDDING, Calif. - Shasta County Coroner's Office responded to the scene of a man who had been killed by a train on Sept. 8, in Redding.

A Deputy Coroner Investigator was dispatched approximately at 12:30 p.m. to a fatal train vs. pedestrian collision near the intersection of Eastside Road and Progress Drive in Redding.

The man suffered major injuries as a result of the collision and was pronounced dead at the scene by emergency personnel.

The man was identified as 72-year-old Gregory Keith Kroll of Redding. His next-of-kin was notified and an autopsy was completed.

The cause of death is exsanguination due to blunt force trauma.

This incident is under investigation by the Redding Police Department and Shasta County Coroner's Office.

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