Support for LAist comes from
We Explain L.A.
Stay Connected

Share This

News

Bicyclist Killed By Metrolink Train

glendale-bicycle-manslaughter.jpg
Photo by R. E. via LAist Featured Photos on Flickr
LAist relies on your reader support.
Your tax-deductible gift today powers our reporters and keeps us independent. We rely on you, our reader, not paywalls to stay funded because we believe important news and information should be freely accessible to all.

A bicyclist died Thursday when he rode around train track warning arms and was hit by a Metrolink train, the county coroner announced today.

Dale Hummels, 23, of Whittier, died at the scene of the crash around 7:15 a.m.

Witnesses said they saw Hummels riding west in eastbound lanes when he scooted around the lowered warning arms, City News Service reported. The coroner said Hummels' death was an accident, not a suicide.