Pedestrian struck and killed by train in Del Mar

DEL MAR (KUSI) – Coaster service was delayed Thursday morning in Del Mar after a Coaster train struck and killed a female pedestrian.

The woman was struck in the intersection Coast Boulevard and 15th Street just before 6 a.m., authorities said.

The train operator sounded the warning horn, but the woman ignored it.

“The operator activated the emergency braking system but was unable to stop the train before striking the woman, who was pronounced dead at the scene,” said San Diego County sheriff’s Deputy Amber Reeves.

The victims identify has not been released.

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