According to MTA officials, Peekskill resident Marcos Preciado, age 37, was killed on Monday night, May 8 after he was struck by an Amtrak train around 8:40 p.m. on the Hudson Line near Cortlandt station.
In the days after his death, his sister, Vanessa, created a fundraiser to help raise money for his funeral expenses.
On the GoFundMe page, Preciado's sister wrote that he leaves behind two children and a third on the way.
She also wrote that he had "real good friends" during his life.
So far, over $9,000 has been raised out of a $25,000 goal as of Monday morning, May 15.
A service for Preciado will be held on Tuesday, May 16 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Joseph F. Nardone Funeral Home in Peekskill located at 414 Washington St.
A funeral mass will be held the next day on Wednesday, May 17 at 10 a.m. at the Church of the Assumption in Peekskill at 920 1st St.
Those wishing to donate to Preciado's GoFundMe page can do so by clicking here.
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