Man hit by train in Platteville identified as 62-year-old accused of unlawful sexual conduct
PLATTEVILLE, Colo. -- A pedestrian fatally struck by a train in the Weld County town of Platteville was identified as a man arrested on suspicion of unlawful sexual contact about a week earlier. The Weld County Coroner on Sunday identified the man as Paul Stephen Wakefield, 62, of Gilcrest. Police said that Wakefield was on foot when a southbound train hit him around noon on Friday near Weld County Road 34 and Highway 85.