Man struck, killed by train is identified

SMOKEY POINT — A Stanwood man was killed by a train Wednesday near Lakewood High School, the Snohomish County Medical Examiner’s office said.

David R. Herold, 28, was struck by the Burlington Northern Santa Fe train around 3 a.m. Wednesday near the rail crossing at 172nd Streeet NE not far from 19th Avenue NE.

The medical examiner said his death was an accident. He died from blunt force injuries.

The train was headed from Portland, Ore. to Vancouver, B.C.. It hit the man about 200 yards north of the 172nd Street crossing.

Herold reportedly had a bicycle with him at the time.

The Marysville Police Department is investigating how he came to be fatally struck by the train.

More in Local News

Herald photos of the week

A weekly collection of The Herald’s best images by staff photographers and… Continue reading

John Miller, congressman, author activist, has died

He was known for his dedication to the marine industry, energy and human rights.

Church takes a quiet, contemplative approach to worship

Alternative services at First Congregational Church of Maltby offer “a good deal of silence.”

Funds up for council vote would aid conservation district

District stands to receive an extra $1 million each year, if the County Council gives its approval.

Snohomish County hosts its annual Focus on Farming conference

The event features a trade show as well as talks on agriculture, jam-making and more.

Supportive housing for man accused in attacking his mother

Mental state impaired man’s ability to appreciate the wrongfulness of his actions, judge rules.

Lynnwood mayor challenged by councilman in general election

Three City Council members also are facing challengers on the Nov. 7 ballot.

‘Horrific’ child-porn case: Former Arlington man sentenced

Raymond Devore, arrested in 2015, had a cache of disturbing photos and video on his cellphone.

500 tires go up in flames at a store south of Everett

There were no injuries. And it was nowhere near as bad as that months-long tire fire in 1984.

Most Read