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Person hit, killed by train in North San Diego County

Person hit, killed by train in North San Diego County
Posted at 8:43 AM, Jul 23, 2018
and last updated 2018-07-23 16:21:46-04

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) - A person was struck by a train and killed in Carlsbad Monday, causing delays to service in and out of the area.

The incident was reported just after 8:15 a.m. near the Poinsettia train station on 6511 Avenida Encinas, according to authorities.

Details on what led to the collision were not immediately available, but authorities confirmed an unidentified person has died at the scene after being hit by an Amtrak train.

The North County Transit alerted Coaster passengers of delays due to the incident.

At around 8:50 a.m., NCTD officials said the Poinsettia station would be closed "until further notice due to police activity."