1 Killed in Carlsbad Train Accident

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    One person was killed after being struck by a southbound Amtrak train Tuesday in Carlsbad, according to the San Diego County Sheriff's Department.

    The fatal accident happened at 1:20 p.m. near Poinsettia Lane.

    According to sheriff's officials, the victim tried to cross the tracks at a crosswalk and walked into the path of the oncoming train. Officials said all train warnings were active and working properly.

    The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. That person’s identity has not been released.

    Rail enforcement deputies are investigating.

    Check back for updates.

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