Butte College Student Killed By Train In Chico

May 18, 2015

A Butte College student was struck and killed by a train this weekend in Chico.

Twenty-one-year-old Christian Lizarraga was hit at 5:30 Sunday morning. He was running across the tracks at Sixth and Orange streets.

According to the Chico Enterprise-Record, preliminary findings show the death was an accident.

Lizarraga came to Chico from Novato, where he was a decorated wrestler at San Marin High School.