Friends, family grieve for Antolin, who was remembered as vibrant, with a 'big heart'
Death on Lodi’s train tracks: ‘The world lost a good person’
This memorial was erected just a few feet from the railroad tracks where Lodi resident Anthony Antolin was killed Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2010. Antolin, 41, was struck by an oncoming Amtrak train when he attempted to retrieve a backpack he left on the tracks.
Posted: Saturday, October 23, 2010 12:00 am
Updated: 6:20 am, Sat Oct 23, 2010.
As happens too often in San Joaquin County, a person was killed
on the railroad tracks on Tuesday night. Many times, it's a
transient or suicidal person who loses their life on the rails. Not
Friends and family say Anthony Antolin, whom they called Tony,
was as selfless as they come, and his death was not only a
tremendous shock, but very premature. The 41-year-old was as
healthy and vibrant as could be, said Albert Monte, 24, who knew
Antolin for nearly 20 years.
Saturday, October 23, 2010 12:00 am.
Updated: 6:20 am.