Amtrak Train Strikes, Kills Pedestrian in Encinitas

By R. Stickney
|  Tuesday, Mar 5, 2013  |  Updated 9:48 AM PDT
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Amtrak Train Strikes, Kills Pedestrian in Encinitas

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An Amtrak train struck and killed a pedestrian in Encinitas bringing train travel to a halt along San Diego’s coastline Tuesday morning.

The southbound Amtrak train struck the pedestrian at Vulcan Avenue and G Street around 8:30 a.m.

According to a spokesperson for the North County Transit District, everything is stopped right now and there will be delays for the trains.

Check back for updates on this developing story.
 

Editor's note: Firefighters initially reported the train involved as a Coaster. NBC 7 corrected the information and regrets the error.

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