Man struck, killed by trolley in National City

SAN DIEGO - A trolley struck and killed a pedestrian in a South Bay commercial district Tuesday afternoon.

The man ran into the path of the light-rail tram near the intersection of Civic Center Drive and Wilson Avenue in National City about 3:30 p.m., a police dispatcher said. The victim, whose name was withheld pending family notification, died at the scene.

Transit personnel bused trolley riders around the area while authorities investigated the rail fatality.

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