Train Strikes, Kills Pedestrian in Carlsbad - NBC 7 San Diego

Train Strikes, Kills Pedestrian in Carlsbad



    Train Strikes, Kills Pedestrian in Carlsbad
    Investigators look at the scene where a pedestrian was killed by an Amtrak train on Oct. 27, 2014.

    A female pedestrian has died after an Amtrak train hit her in Carlsbad, San Diego County Sheriff's officials confirmed.

    The collision happened just before 1 p.m. Monday at the Carlsbad Village Transit Station at 2775 State Street.

    According to witnesses, the woman was walking west across the tracks when she was hit by a northbound train. All warning lights were on and track arms lowered to show the Amtrak was approaching, sheriff's officials say.

    When paramedics arrived, they confirmed the woman died at the scene.

    Trains stopped in both directions as sheriff's rail deputies investigate the incident.

    According to the North County Transit District, buses picked up passengers at the Carlsbad Village Station, Poinsettia Station and Oceanside Transit Station to take them to their desired stop.

    By roughly 3 p.m., northbound and southbound train service was resuming.