VICTIM STRUCK BY TRAIN IDENTIFIED

On March 28th, The Merced County Sheriff’s Department responded to a train vs. pedestrian at Santa Fe and Winton Way in Winton.  The pedestrian was pronounced deceased at the scene.    Sheriff’s detectives and the coroner arrived on scene and conducted their investigation.

Today, March 31st, the Merced County Coroner’s Office identified the victim through fingerprint analysis as Harlan Preszler (79).

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