Train Strikes Pedestrian in Encinitas - NBC 7 San Diego

Train Strikes Pedestrian in Encinitas

The track reopened after 7:30 a.m. with a slight delay for passengers on trains running after 8:30 a.m.

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    Amtrak Strikes Pedestrian in Encinitas, Prompting Delay

    Amtrak service was halted Tuesday after a pedestrian was struck and killed by an train in Encinitas. (Published Tuesday, May 15, 2018)

    A fatal train incident on the tracks in Encinitas disrupted service Tuesday for commuters traveling along the rails between San Diego and Los Angeles.

    An investigation has been launched into why the person was on the tracks at D Street in Encinitas at approximately 5 a.m. 

    Trains 573, 564 were canceled, according to Amtrak's main Twitter account.

    Passengers riding the Coaster between Solana Beach Station to the Santa Fe Depot boarded buses to Poinsettia, Encinitas, Sorrento Valley Old Town stops. 

    The North County Transit District communicated changes in service to passengers depending on the C636 and C634 trains. 

    The track reopened after 7:30 a.m. with a slight delay for passengers on trains running after 8:30 a.m. 

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