One of the San Jose railyard workers killed last week was heading home after his shift when he was gunned down, his widow revealed in a tearful interview.
“He was off shift … he had already started up his truck,” Terra Fritch told ABC 30 of her husband of 19 years, Alex Fritch.
“He was 5 feet away from the door — away from this, and being home with me,” she said with tears running down her neck.
“I think hurts more than anything. Because he was not supposed to be there. He got off at 6:30 a.m.,” she said of the mass shooting by a fellow railyard worker, Samuel Cassidy, that started minutes later.
While eight others were pronounced dead at the scene, Fritch died hours later, clutching his wife’s hand in a hospital bed, his widow said.
Fritch died clutching his wife’s hand in a hospital bed, she said.Instagram
“He actually moved his wrist and grabbed my