Officials Identify Man Struck by ACE Train

The man was hit and killed by the train on Jan. 21, causing delays that lasted for hours during the evening commute.

Officials with the Alameda County Coroner's Office have identified 65-year-old Benjamin Cordova of Livermore as the man who was killed after being hit by the ACE train while he was on the tracks in the 1300 block of Railroad Avenue last Tuesday evening. 

[Related article: Man Killed After Being Struck by ACE Train]

In a previous Patch article, ACE Train spokesperson Thomas Reeves told Patch that a man who had been on the tracks was a "trespasser."

Livermore Pleasanton fire officials said the man appeared to have been "walking his bicycle across the tracks at the time of the incident."

Union Pacific Police investigators have not yet been reached for comment as to why Cordova was on the train tracks.
TrueRealist February 18, 2014 at 10:57 PM
Time for people to not be dumbasses? A wall? Seriously? Yes, let's build a wall that will cost thousands so that people can climb over it and still get hit. Like the wall and fence that protects our borders? How's that working out.... I say thin the herd. Survival of the fittest.
Desert Rat February 19, 2014 at 01:24 AM
Don't forget to put up a chain link fence around the entire Grand Canyon and safety nets at Niagara Falls too.....
Maurice Duenas February 19, 2014 at 09:06 AM
Lets look at how good the fence between the united states and mexico works. My people will always find a way to get over or thru or under a wall to cross the river or the tracks
Isabella Martinez Macias February 19, 2014 at 11:50 PM
why cant everyone just get along, I swear there Is so much sRcasum Its redIculous!!!
Desert Rat February 20, 2014 at 12:02 AM
I hate sRcasum......


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