The victim of the train accident that occurred near the Fairview Avenue overpass in Goleta yesterday has been identified as 16-year-old Humberto Moreno, an area high school student. He lived in the unincorporated area of Santa Barbara just outside Goleta city limits.

The incident is being classified as an accident, said Santa Barbara Sheriff’s Department spokesperson Brad McVay, and investigators are still trying to find the other individuals who were seen on the tracks with the victim yesterday.

Moreno, reported McVay, was in the possession of an MP3 player and had headphones on, but it’s not known if that had anything to do with the accident.


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