North County Transit District coaster (FILE PHOTO)
DEL MAR, Calif. (KGTV) - A woman was struck and killed by a Coaster train during rush hour Wednesday.
The Coaster came to a stop at 111 11th Street in Del Mar. Deputies from the Sheriff's North Coastal Transit Enforcement Unit arrived at the scene around 5 p.m.
Deputies say the northbound Coaster Train was traveling around 48 mph when it struck the woman, killing both she and her dog as they attempted to cross the tracks.
Both the woman and the dog died at the scene.
Anyone with information about this case is asked to call the Sheriff's Department's non-emergency line at (858) 565-5200.