Pedestrian struck by railroad truck

Police are on scene after a pedestrian was hit by a truck at a railroad at Chester Avenue in Bakersfield, Calif., July 14, 2017. (KBAK/KBFX photo)

A pedestrian was hit by a railroad truck Friday at Chester Avenue.

Bakersfield Fire Department Battalion Chief John Frando said the truck is equipped for riding on the rails. Somehow, the pedestrian was struck and suffered critical injuries, he said.

Frando said they don't know why the person was on the tracks or how the collision unfolded.

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