OCEANSIDE, Calif. (KGTV) - A man was hit by a train and killed Tuesday night near Surfrider Way and North Cleveland Street in Oceanside just before 8 p.m.
The San Diego County Sheriff's Department told 10News the pedestrian was declared dead at the scene.
At 8 p.m., Metrolink Orange County tweeted that the Amtrak 591 train hit a person on the tracks. They then tweeted that the tracks were closed and they were working on alternate transportation for passengers.
UPDATE: Amtrak 591 struck a person on the tracks between San Clemente Pier and Oceanside. Tracks are closed and we are securing alternate transportation now.