CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WJZY) — Two men struck and killed by a LYNX Blue Line light rail train Tuesday morning in south Charlotte were conducting a memorial for their brother who was struck and killed in the same spot last week, police confirm.
Officers said Pablo Tiquiram Us, 29, and Jose Tiquiram Us, 20, were walking north on the southbound tracks just after 5 a.m. Tuesday morning when they were struck by a train. Medics pronounced both dead at the scene.
Police said the two men had been conducting a memorial for their brother, 27-year-old Baltazar Us, who was killed in the same location on July 26 when he reportedly drove around the crossing arms into the path of an oncoming train.
Spokesperson Police Sgt. Adam Jones sent his thoughts and prayers to the family.
All three brothers were impaired at the time of their accidents.