Kenyan Man Dies after Being Hit By a Train in Richmond, Texas
A Kenyan man died after he was hit by a train on Thursday in Richmond, Texas.
Police say Jesse Sagiroi was hit by the train around 11am in the 400 block of Highway 90 as he walked along the railroad tracks. He died on the scene. Police say it is unclear why Sagiroi was on the tracks and investigations are ongoing.
Meanwhile, Sagiroi’s family and friends are appealing to the community for help towards his funeral costs:
Hey Guys, we lost a young man (Jesse Sagiroi) last Thursday. He was hit by a train in Richmond, Texas and died at the scene. He will be buried next week on Saturday atMemorial Garden in Pearland, TX.
The funeral service will be held at Sugarland Mortuary at 10 AM at 1818 Eldridge Rd, Sugarland, TX 77478. To assist his family with the burial expenses, we are holding a fund raising today at 8.00 pm at 207 Terrace Creek Court Richmond, TX 77406.
Those who cannot make it today, fund raising will continue until next Thursday.
Donations can be made through
Bank of America account # 586018968331
Account Name: Diana Nauroi Sagiroi
GoFundMe page: www.gofundme.com/jmtfvvtg