Just before 7:00 a.m in Hesperia on September 8, 2021 authorities in Hesperia Station responded near the intersection of Ranchero Road and Santa Fe Avenue East in reference to reports of a man down. Upon arrival, a lifeless male was located near the railroad tracks. 

Preliminary investigation and evidence at the scene had showed that the man was trespassing on BNSF railroad property and was struck by a passing train, resulting in fatal injuries.

Local police coordinated with BNSF Police and the investigation is on-going. Positive identification of the victim is pending further Coroner Office investigation.

Anyone with information about this investigation is asked to contact the Hesperia Police Department at (760) 947-1500 or Sheriff’s Dispatch at (760) 956-5001. Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call the We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78CRIME (27463) or you may leave information on the We-Tip website at www.wetip.com.