One dead after train, car collision in Yuma

Train car collision leaves one dead

One fatality has been reported by the Yuma Police Department after a train  collided with a vehicle.


Officials said a train hit a vehicle near Avenue 5 1/2E and the railroad tracks on Sunday, February 11th around 1:45 p.m.


The driver, a 36-year-old man, was in his white 2016 Toyota Sequioa driving westbound on the railroad tracks when it collided with the train heading eastbound.


The 36-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene. 


No injuries were reported from the train crew.


This case is still under investigation.


The Yuma Police Department encourages anyone with any information about this case to please call the Yuma Police Department at (928) 373-4700 or 78-Crime at (928) 782-7463 to remain anonymous.

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