San Diego

Woman Killed in Trolley Accident in Encanto

A woman was struck and killed Sunday night in a Trolley accident near the Encanto Trolley Station, police said.

The accident happened just before 10 p.m. at 65th Street and Akins Avenue, about three blocks from the Encanto Trolley Station, according to the San Diego Police Department.

The MTS Orange Line was shut down in both directions as a result of the fatal accident.

Authorities are investigating the cause of the crash as a possible suicide. 

If you feel suicidal or know someone who needs help, call the 24/7 National Suicide Prevention Lifeline toll-free number, 1-800-273-TALK(8255) or text “Home” to the Crisis Text Line at 741741.

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