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33-Year-Old Beaumont Man Killed in Train Accident near San Timoteo Canyon Road

REDLANDS, CA (August 26, 2021) – Wednesday afternoon on August 18, Bret Breunig was fatally struck by a train near Alessandro Road.

Per reports, the 33-year-old man from Beaumont was struck as he attempted to jump aboard the moving Union Pacific train.

Emergency crews were dispatched to the scene around 12:30 p.m.

The surrounding area on Alessandro Road was closed for a brief time. But, the road has since reopened to traffic.

In addition, a GoFundMe page has been set up to help the victim’s family during this difficult time.

At this time, no further information has been released.


The team at Sweet James would like to extend their heartfelt condolences to the loved ones of Bret Breunig. May you find comfort and strength during this devastating time.


Losing a loved one is painful and devastating for everyone left behind. If you believe that a loved one died due to the negligence of someone in a road accident, contact the experienced attorneys at Sweet James. They have extensive experience in the field. Their team knows what it takes to achieve the justice and compensation that you and your family deserve. Call (800) 975-3435 and arrange a free initial consultation at a location nearest you. In addition, they are available 24 hours a day/ 7 days a week by email, text message, phone, and online chat. If you are a family member of the victim involved in this accident, they may be able to help you request a police report.

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LA Weekly