Coyote Bar Patron Killed By Freight Train

by The Editors on May 19, 2010

A 51-year-old woman who had been at the Coyote Bar earlier in the night was struck and killed by a freight train Tuesday May 18, 2010 around 10:30 PM, according to a story in the San Jose Mercury News.

San Diego County sheriff’s Sgt. Thomas Yancey says the woman had been jumping on and off the tracks moments before the train struck at about 10:30 p.m. Tuesday near Grand Avenue. Red lights were flashing and the crossing arm was lowered. . . Investigators say the woman had earlier been arguing with someone in the nearby Coyote’s bar.

The name of the woman, who was from Washington State according to, has not yet been released by the Sheriff’s office.

[Update: The North County Times has reported that the woman who died was Mary Agnes Cole of Oceanside, California. Not of Washington State as originally reported.]

[Link: San Jose Mercury News and]

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