The 19 year-old male that was struck and killed by an Amtrak train has been identified. 19-year-old Elijah Nathaniel Rivera has no fixed address. The crew of the Amtrak Crescent noticed three men on the tracks and sounded the horn at 8 a.m. Thursday. Two of them moved, but one remained sitting on a railroad tie and was hit. Police continue to investigate the circumstances surrounding Rivera’s death, while awaiting the official results of the autopsy and toxicology tests, which could take months.
Police ID Amtrak Fatal Victim