Monday, November 12, 2012
The 18-year-old Bloomfield Township resident died after being struck by the Amtrak train Saturday night.
The death of a young Bloomfield Township man who was stuck by a train in the area south of Big Beaver Road Saturday was ruled a suicide, according to the Oakland County Medical Examiner's Office. The incident remains under investigation by both the Bloomfield Township Police Department and authorities with Canadian National Railway, but police department's initial investigation shows the victim ran in front of an oncoming northbound Amtrak passenger train, Capt. Scott McCanham said Monday. Authorities identified the man, who died at the scene, but are not releasing his name at the request of his family, McCanham said. Officers and Bloomfield Township firefighters responded to the tracks in the area of Kensington Road and Iron Gate Road and…
Sunday, November 11, 2012
Emergency workers were at the scene of a fatal crash near Big Beaver Road and Adams in Bloomfield Township Saturday night.
Authorities are still investigating after a Bloomfield Township man, 18, was struck and killed by an Amtrak train in nearby Bloomfield Township Saturday night. According to WDIV Channel 4, the accident occurred in the area of Big Beaver and Adams Road around 8 p.m. Saturday, near the Kensington Road and Iron Gate Bridge. Officials from the Bloomfield Township Police Department were not available for comment Sunday and did not release the name or any further details about the man. The Oakland Press reported the man ran in front of the train, which was heading northbound toward Pontiac. None of the 11 passengers on board were injured. Check back with Bloomfield Patch and Birmingham Patch for further updates.