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Pedestrian struck, killed by MTS Trolley in San Ysidro

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Posted at 9:03 AM, Mar 01, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-01 12:03:53-05

SAN DIEGO (CNS) - A pedestrian was struck and killed by a Metropolitan Transit System trolley in San Ysidro, police said Friday.

The crash happened shortly before 11:40 p.m. Thursday near the intersection of Beyer Boulevard and Smythe Avenue, San Diego police Sgt. Michael Stirk said. The intersection is just northeast of the Beyer Boulevard Trolley Station.

The pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene, Stirk said. No details about the victim were immediately available.

Officers from the San Diego Police Department's traffic division were investigating the circumstances leading up to the crash.