Pedestrian identified in fatal train collision

Pedestrian identified in fatal train collision

By Phil Villarreal. CREATED Aug 8, 2014

TUCSON (KGUN9-TV) - A pedestrian was struck and killed by a train on Friday morning.

According to Tucson police Sgt. Chris Widmer, the pedestrian has been identified as 56-year-old Robert E. Cole.

Cole was apparently crossing the railroad tracks when he was struck by a westbound train.

The collision occurred near North 7th Avenue and West Seventh Street.

There will be no arrests or citations issued. No one on the train was injured.

Phil Villarreal

Phil Villarreal

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Assignment Editor/Web Producer Phil Villarreal moved to KGUN after 17 years with the Arizona Daily Star, where he was a movie critic, columnist and reporter.