Person struck by Amtrak train in Richmond last week ID’d as El Cerrito resident

Richmond woman, 71, fatally struck by Amtrak train last week

The person who was struck by an Amtrak train near Central Avenue and Jacuzzi Street in Richmond last week has been identified as 53-year-old Shirley Bishop of El Cerrito.

She was reportedly hit at 3:15 p.m. on Nov. 12 by a train headed from Oakland to Sacramento. None of the train’s crew or 90-plus passengers were injured.

Earlier this week, coroner’s officials said the death appeared to be an accident.

— Bay City News contributed to this report