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.
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