The Stanislaus County Coroner’s Office has identified the bicyclist who was hit and killed in Saturday night’s train collision, but have not been able to locate any of the victim’s family.
The victim has been identified as Edison Moshol, 56, whose last known address was in Turlock.
Officials at the Coroner’s Office have not been able to locate any family of the victim and are seeking the help of the public.
At approximately 9:43 p.m., the Turlock Police Department received a report from the conductor of the Union Pacific Railroad train that had stopped as they believed someone had been struck on the tracks.
Following the collision, the male victim was located east of the tracks and approximately 75 yards north of Marshall Street, reports the Turlock Police Department.
According to the Turlock Police Department, an investigation of the incident revealed that Moshol was riding westbound on Marshall Street across the tracks and failed to stop for the northbound train.
The crossing arms were down and functioning when the victim crossed the tracks, said the Turlock Police Department.
Anyone with information on Moshol can contact the Stanislaus County Coroner’s Office at 209-567-4500. Anyone who witnessed the collision or has any information regarding the collision is asked to call the primary investigator, Officer Greg Roton, at 209-668-5550 ext. 6743.