One person has died after a train and pedestrian collided near Seagrove Park in Del Mar, according to the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department.
The incident occurred at 11:22 a.m. near 15th Street and Coast Boulevard, near Seagrove Park in Del Mar.
A man in his 60s or 70s stepped toward the railroad tracks at the designated pedestrian crossing right before the collision, deputies said.
The train turned on its emergency breaking, but struck the man right as he stepped onto the tracks, deputies said. He was pronounced dead on scene.
The incident is under investigation.
Train service in the area was delayed around noon Tuesday. Train 573 was delayed as a result of the collision between Sorrento Valley and Solana Beach, the Pacific Surfline tweeted. The train was cleared from the incident scene two hours after the crash.
Train 777 and Train 768 were also delayed as a result.
Authorities do not have details on how the crash happened.
Anyone with information about this case is asked to call the Sheriff's Department's non-emergency line at (858) 565-5200.
No other information was immediately available.