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.
#NCTDAlert: Due to police activity in the Del Mar Bluffs area, COASTER service will not be operating between Solana Beach and Sorrento Valley. A bus bridge is being set up for COASTER passengers. Updates to follow pic.twitter.com/6jGDvv1j1s— North County Transit (@GoNCTD) December 6, 2021
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.