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Train hits, kills pedestrian in northern San Diego County

San Diego County sheriff's deputies
Posted at 12:09 PM, Apr 08, 2022
and last updated 2022-04-08 15:09:34-04

ENCINITAS, Calif. (CNS) — A passenger train fatally struck a pedestrian Friday near South Ponto State Beach.

The northbound Coaster train hit the person near the intersection of La Costa Avenue and North Coast Highway 101, in Encinitas, at about 8:30 a.m., according to the San Diego County Sheriff's Department.

The pedestrian, whose identity was not immediately available, died at the scene, Lt. Dave Collins said.