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Woman struck by train, dies in Encinitas

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Posted at 1:00 PM, Feb 10, 2024
and last updated 2024-02-10 16:00:12-05

A female pedestrian was fatally struck by a North County Transit District Coaster train in Encinitas today, authorities said.

The collision occurred just before 8 a.m. Saturday near the intersection of Chesterfield Drive and San Elijo Avenue and involved a southbound train, according to the San Diego County Sheriff's Department.

No further information about the victim was immediately available.

Officials said the Sheriff's Transit Enforcement Unit would be investigating the death.

Authorities asked anyone with information about the collision to call the sheriff's department at 858-565-5200.

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