Publish Date: 2023/07/12
SAN DIEGO, CA — One person died Tuesday afternoon after being hit by a train in San Diego’s Old Town neighborhood, according to ABC10 News.
Authorities said the fatal incident occurred on the tracks at the Old Town Transit Center, in the 4000 block of Taylor Street, at around 2:38 p.m.
Very few details have been released, but the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department said multiple area agencies were called to the scene, where the victim was pronounced deceased.
Officials had Taylor Street shut down for nearly an hour. Railroad enforcement units from Oceanside were also dispatched to the area.
No information on the victim, or a possible cause of the event, has been provided.
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