OREM — A man died Wednesday when he walked in front of a moving train, officials said.Comment on this story
According to Utah Transit Authority spokesman Carl Arky, the man was trying to cross the tracks at a designated crossing area but appeared not to look and see an approaching train.
The man walked in front of a FrontRunner train that was slowing as it neared the Orem station from the south about 8:20 a.m., Arky said.
Arky said warning signals, including bells and horns, were working at the time.
Family members identified the man as 50-year-old Shane Zaipen.
There were train delays in Utah County for a few hours following the accident, UTA reported.