Update – Name Released – Fatal Train Collision Involving a Pedestrian

On July 8, 2019, at about 0739 hours, Newark Police were dispatched to the CSX railroad tracks for a subject struck by a train.  The victim was found deceased on the tracks behind the 100-block of Madison Drive.

The victim has been identified as Steven Yamazaki, 28, of Newark.  The Newark Police Department Criminal Investigations Division is attempting to determine why Yamazaki was on the tracks.

Yamazaki was turned over to the Delaware Division of Forensic Science as part of the investigation.  No criminal activity is suspected at this time and no further releases are anticipated.

Original Release