Amtrak train hits, kills pedestrian in Oceanside

Posted at 4:42 PM, Mar 31, 2017
and last updated 2017-03-31 19:42:27-04

OCEANSIDE, Calif. (KGTV) - One person is dead after being struck by a train in Oceanside Friday morning.

San Diego County Sheriff's deputies said an Amtrak train collided with a female pedestrian at about 9:25 a.m. near Coast Highway 101 and Cassidy Street. The southbound train was traveling at about 60 miles per hour when the female ran toward the tracks and in front of the train, SDSO said.

She was pronounced dead at the scene.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call SDSO's non-emergency line at 858-565-5200.