Train Accident on Eighth Street Left One Dead

BANNING, CA (January 24, 2022) – Early Monday morning, one person was fatally struck in a deadly train accident on Eighth Street.

The fatal crash took place near the intersection of Eighth and Lincoln Street, around 5:05 a.m. Dispatchers responded to the scene shortly after.

For still unknown circumstances, the train struck and killed an individual. Authorities responded to the scene and discovered the lifeless body of the victim.

At this time, officers have not released the name or age of the victim.

Meantime, the exact details on the cause and circumstances leading up to the crash are under an active investigation.

Banning police will release updates as soon as further information is available.


The team at Sweet James sends their warm and sincerest sympathies out to the friends and family of the victim. May the memories of your loved one give you strength in the days ahead.


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