Publish Date: 2023/09/14
SAN DIEGO, CA — A man was fatally injured Thursday night when he was struck by an Amtrak train in San Diego’s Harborview neighborhood, reports ABC10 News.
The incident occurred on the tracks near California and Grape streets, east of Waterfront Park. San Diego Police Department officers were dispatched to the scene at about 11:07 p.m.
Authorities have not disclosed the circumstances of the event, but the male pedestrian was rushed to an area hospital where he was pronounced deceased.
The Sheriff’s Transit Enforcement Unit was called to investigate the case. Anyone who may have relevant information is urged to call 858-565-5200, the sheriff’s non-emergency line. Anonymous tips can also be submitted to Crime Stoppers at 888-580-8477. Information that results in an arrest in the case will be matched by a $1,000 reward.
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