Name released of man hit and killed by train in Carpinteria

Kelsey Gerckens, KEYT - KCOY - KKFX Reporter, kelsey.gerckens@keyt.com
POSTED: 07:28 AM PST Feb 22, 2013    UPDATED: 06:30 PM PST Feb 22, 2013 
Carpinteria, Calif. -

  Santa Barbara County sheriff's officials have identified the man who was struck and killed by a train earlier this month in Carpinteria.

  They say 51-year-old James Robert Boltz was hit near Padaro and Santa Claus Lane on Feb. 12th by a Union Pacific Train.  

  Union Pacific personnel reported the accident to authorities around 9:40 p.m.

  All trains were stopped in the area during the initial investigation.

  Police are waiting for a toxicology report before they determine his official cause of death.

  According to Boltz's obituary, he worked for 12 years at UCSB as a financial analyst.