Pedestrian struck, killed by freight train in Carlsbad

Body found just south of Carlsbad Village Drive

CARLSBAD, Calif. - A freight train struck and killed a pedestrian near Buena Vista Lagoon early Tuesday.

The unidentified man's body was found just south of Carlsbad Village Drive at about 5:45 a.m., sheriff's Sgt. Emory Wallace said.

The man apparently had been hit by a northbound Pacific Sun cargo train about three and a half hours earlier, the sergeant said.

The county Medical Examiner's Office will determine the victim's identity along with the circumstances of his death.

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