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Train hits, kills pedestrian in Oceanside

San Diego County sheriff's deputies
Posted at 1:21 PM, Jan 18, 2022
and last updated 2022-01-18 16:21:11-05

OCEANSIDE (CNS) - A Coaster train struck and killed a pedestrian Tuesday near Oceanside Harbor, authorities said.

The rail fatality at a grade crossing on Surfrider Way in Oceanside occurred shortly before 9:30 a.m., according to the San Diego County Sheriff's Department's Transit Enforcement Unit.

The victim, whose identity was not immediately available, died at the scene, Deputy James Steinmeyer said.