Man hit by MUNI train identified
Rescue workers work to recover the body of Edwardo Funes, 40,
who was struck by a MUNI train earlier today near the intersection
of 18th and Church streets.
Photos by Mark Grissom,
Special to Fog City Journal
By Lara Moscrip, Bay City News Service
March 18, 2007
SAN FRANCISCO (BCN) - The man who died this afternoon
after being struck by a San Francisco Municipal Railway metro
train was identified as Edwardo Funes, 40, by the San Francisco
medical examiner's office.
According to a San Francisco Fire Department dispatcher, firefighters
were called to the scene of the accident around 4:34 p.m.
According to witnesses, the man was trapped under the Muni train
approximately 150 feet from the intersection of 18th and Church
streets near Dolores Park.
Muni service on the J-line was disrupted this evening. According
to San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency spokeswoman Maggie
Lynch, bus shuttles replaced regular Muni metro service from 16th
and Church streets to 30th and Church streets.
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