Man killed by train in Boron

BORON, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) - A 63-year-old man was killed Wednesday by a train in Boron.

Joe Perez was crossing the tracks when he was struck by the Burlington Northern Santa Fe train, according to the Kern County Sheriff's Office.

The sheriff's office didn't elaborate on why Perez was walking near the moving train at Patricia Avenue and Jessie Street.