Woman Struck, Killed by Train in Carlsbad

By Monica Garske
|  Thursday, Apr 18, 2013  |  Updated 8:07 PM PDT
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Woman Struck, Killed by Train in Carlsbad

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A woman was struck and killed by an Amtrak train in Carlsbad on Thursday, the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department confirmed.

According to deputies, the fatal incident happened just before 2:30 p.m. in the 2700 block of State Street.

Investigators from the San Diego Sheriff’s Rail Enforcement Unit say the woman had walked through the pedestrian gate on the west side of the train station into the oncoming path of the train.

She was struck by the train and suffered fatal injuries. She was pronounced dead at the scene, according to deputies.

The woman’s official cause of death will now be determined by the county medical examiner. Check back for updates.
 

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