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One Killed in Train Collision on the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway Track

BUENA PARK, CA (March 4, 2021) – Early Tuesday morning, one person was killed in a train accident on Beach Boulevard and Stage Road.

Emergency crews responded to the scene just before 12:30 a.m., on March 2. Orange County Firefighters located the victim trapped between two freight trains that had collided.

The events leading up to the deadly incident remain unclear. However, the National Transportation Safety Board later confirmed that the victim was a BNSF Railway employee.

In addition, officers say the accident occurred within yard operations. The surrounding area on Beach Boulevard was closed during preliminary duties, but has since reopened.

At this time, an active investigation to determine further details is underway. Authorities have not yet released the victim’s identity. Although, more information will be released once available.


Sweet James would like to extend their sincere condolences to the family and friends of the deceased victim. May you find comfort and strength during this difficult time.


Losing a loved one in a train accident is a traumatic experience for those left behind. At Sweet James, they help accident victims heal and recover by pursuing their cases from beginning to end. With them, the only thing you have to focus on is getting back on your feet, they take care of the rest. If you have lost a loved one in a wrongful death accident, call Sweet James at (800) 975-3435 for a free case evaluation. They are here to help you and your family during this trying time. Moreover, you can click here to request a police report. They are here to help you and your family during these trying times.

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