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One Week, Two Train Incidents


Two people were hit by trains on 3/30, according to the Santa Barbara Police Department. One person was sleeping near the tracks near Garden Street on Sunday morning and was clipped, only suffering an abrasion to his shoulder. The other person, Thomas Michael Drennan, 47, was pronounced dead at the scene in the Palermo/Modoc area on Sunday afternoon; police have ruled that incident a suicide, based on a note found and witness statements.

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