Investigation

A person died after being hit by a train in Fontana on Feb. 18, and the Fontana Police Department investigated the incident.  (Contributed photo by Gilbert Gonzalez)

A 71-year-old man died after being hit by a train in Fontana on Feb. 18, authorities said.

The incident occurred at 11:58 a.m., when San Bernardino Line Train 325 struck the person who was on the tracks at the Citrus Avenue crossing, a Metrolink spokesperson said.

The man was later identified as Teofilo Moran Lugo, a resident of Fontana, according to the San Bernardino County Sheriff Coroner's Division.

The Fontana Police Department and Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department are investigating the incident.

"The investigation is still ongoing but it looks as if it is a possible suicide or accident," said Officer Kevin Anderson of the Fontana P.D.

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