Pedestrian fatally struck by Coaster train

By Gina Yarbrough 

Carlsbad, CA–A pedestrian was fatally struck by a Coaster train Tuesday evening on the tracks south of Tamarack Avenue in Carlsbad, authorities said 

The Sheriff’s Department Transit Enforcement Unit was dispatched at around 7:24 p.m. to investigate a collision involving a train and a pedestrian.

When deputies arrived at the scene, the victim involved in the collision was deceased, the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department said in a news release.

Deputies are investigating the incident and the manner of death will be determined by the San Diego County Medical Examiner’s Office.  

Anyone with information about this case can call the Sheriff’s Department’s non-emergency line at (858) 565-5200.



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