San Diego County Sheriff's Department

Deputies Investigating After Pedestrian Hit, Killed by Coaster Train

A picture of a COASTER train in San Diego.

Deputies are investigating after a pedestrian was killed by a train in North County Saturday morning, the San Diego Sheriff's Department said.

Deputies from the North Coastal Sheriff's Station's Transit Enforcement Unit responded to a report of a pedestrian who was struck by a northbound Coaster train in the restricted area of the railroad track near Sassafras Street just after 9:30 a.m.

Once arrived at the scene, deputies confirmed the pedestrian was dead, Deputy Tyler Eikermann said.

Deputies are investigating the accident and the manner of death will be determined by the San Diego County Medical Examiner's Office.

Anyone with information about this incident was urged to call the Sheriff's Department's non-emergency line at 858-565-5200.

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