Pedestrian killed by train identified


Chico Police investigate train collision involving a pedestrian. Photo credit: Garrett Isley

George Johnston

Martin Mikolajczak was identified by Butte County Sheriff’s Office as the man killed by a train in Chico, March 17.

The 34-year-old was struck by the train around West Fifth and Sixth Streets at about 10 p.m.

Mikolajczak did not move away from the tracks despite the conductor sounding the train’s horn several times. He died after being hit by the train.

Police are still investigating the incident.

George Johnston can be reached at [email protected] or @gjohnston786 on Twitter.