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Sheriff: One person struck, killed by train in Del Mar

San Diego County sheriff's deputies
Posted at 5:18 PM, Dec 06, 2021

DEL MAR, Calif. (KGTV) – The San Diego County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a crash involving a pedestrian and a train in Del Mar on Monday.

The department said the crash happened at approximately 3:06 p.m. in the area of 12th Street and Stafford Court.

The North County Transit Coaster train was traveling southbound, when it struck a white male adult, according to the Sheriff's office. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

The victim's identity was not immediately released.

In a tweet, North County Transit District said that COASTER service would not be operating between Solana Beach and Sorrento Valley due to police activity. A bus bridge is being set up for COASTER passengers.

The San Diego Sheriff's Department Transit Enforcement Unit is investigating the incident.

This is a developing story and will be updated when more information becomes available.