La Puente man fatally struck by train identified

INDUSTRY – A man was struck and killed by a train Sunday afternoon, authorities said Monday.

Sgt. Russell Boucher of the sheriff’s Industry station said deputies received a call reporting that a man had been hit by an eastbound Amtrak train about 4 p.m. near the 16100 block of Old Valley Boulevard.

Boucher said the man was pronounced dead at the scene. 

Ed Winter, assistant chief of operations for the Los Angeles County coroner’s office, identified the man as 47-year-old Tony Sois Rodriguez of La Puente.

The sheriff’s Homicide Bureau and Union Pacific railroad police are investigating the incident, Boucher said.

- From staff reports
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