Pedestrian killed by train in Carlsbad

CARLSBAD (CNS) – A train struck and killed a pedestrian at a North County rail depot Monday afternoon, sheriff’s officials reported.

The northbound Amtrak locomotive hit the woman shortly before 1 p.m. as she walked to the west across a pedestrian crossing at Carlsbad Village Transit Station on State Street.

“All warning devices were activated and functioning properly to indicate the approaching train,” Deputy Dawn Morabe said.

The victim’s name was withheld pending family notification.

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