Man hit and killed by train

Officials say they don't know why the man was on the tracks or where he was coming from.

Posted: Jul 9, 2021 12:57 PM

JEFFERSON, Ore.--A Texas man was hit and killed by an Amtrak train between Albany and Jefferson this morning.

The victim was identified as Steven Graham, 45.

Deputies say the train company called them after their engineer reported hitting a pedestrian.

The investigation showed that Graham was walking his bicycle along one of the rails and the train was unable to stop before hitting him.

Officials don't know why Graham was walking on the track or where he was coming from.

His family has been notified.

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