Durham train accident victim identified

Jan. 15, 2014 @ 03:22 PM

Durham police on Wednesday identified the victim of Sunday's fatal train accident as Corbin Lee Valdez, 23.

He was killed about 12:20 p.m. while walking on a railroad trestle in the path of an oncoming Amtrak train.

His death appears to have been a suicide.

"According to investigators, the man walked toward the train and the conductor sounded the horn several times," said Kammie Michael, police spokeswoman.