Road Worrier Blog

January 15, 2014

Durham police identify man who died after he walked toward Amtrak locomotive

Durham police said Wednesday that the man who died Sunday after being struck by a train has been identified as Corbin Lee Valdez, 23 years old. Authorities said he turned and walked toward the approaching train after the engineer sounded his horn, trying to warn him to get off the tracks.

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